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FPAC-TV to Run "Democracy Now!" News

Filed under: General Interest by Randy Harris at 11:40 pm on July 29, 2011
FPAC-TV to begin airing Democracy Now! news

FPAC-TV to begin telecasting "Democracy Now!" news weekday mornings starting August 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - In a press release, Bill McColgan, (Executive Director of Framingham Public Access), announced FPAC-TV will begin carrying the daily, independent, award-winning news program, "Democracy Now!"

According to McColgan, FPAC-TV received a "very large number of requests" from Framingham residents to have the show broadcast on the town's public access station.

The show is scheduled to air weekdays (Monday through Friday) at 8:00 a.m. beginning the first week of August.

The program, which offers "a perspective not seen in U.S.corporate-sponsored [news] media" is hosted by ...[read more]


New FPAC-TV Show: The Framingham Beat

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 11:48 am on June 5, 2011
The Framingham Beat - new FPAC-TV show

The Framingham Beat is a news magazine format television show produced at FPAC-TV.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Since taking the helm at Framingham Public Access TV, (FPAC-TV), Bill McColgan has brought several new programs to the station.

This month, FPAC-TV introduces a new show called 'The Framingham Beat'.

Using a news magazine format, McColgan acts as commentator setting up the stories which are shot at locations throughout Framingham.

In the first episode, videos from the Earth Day celebration on the Centre Common, from a Cultural Council awards banquet, and interviews on a day when radio station Mix 104.1 broadcast live from J&M Diner on Old Connecticut Path -- along with other local interest stories.

The show runs on Framingham Public Access channels, (RCN 3, Comcast 9 and Verizon 43), or can be viewed online at ...[read more]


Fuller Middle School Students Finalists in TV Ad Contest

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 7:44 pm on June 2, 2011
FPAC-TV (Framingham Public Access TV)

Fuller Middle Students learning t.v. production in after-school club are finalists in county-wide Public Service Announcement contest.

Framingham, MA - Sixth and seventh graders from the Fuller Middle School who have participated in an after-school program at Framingham Public Access are among the finalists in Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone's new Cyber-Safety PSA Contest.

The youngsters have been learning television production skills under the watchful eyes of Fuller Middle School teacher Patrick Galligan and FPAC's Francesca Cerutti-Harris. The weekly classes have been part of a partnership between the 21st Century After School Programs, the Framingham ...[read more]


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