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August 2, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FCC Attempt to Limit Fees Could Distress Communities

The leader of a national public media organization decried a Federal Communications Commission decision Friday that could hit community television and websites in their pocketbooks. “It’s bad for local communities. It will cause financial distress for some local governments. And I think it will cause pressure for some local communities to either limit or curtail […]

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July 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

FCC Mulls Changes That Imperil PEG Funding

The Federal Communications Commission is considering a change in the way PEG channels — public, education and government channels — will be funded. Cable companies would no longer be required to use franchise fees to support the PEG channels they carry. Organizations like Montgomery Community Media and the television channels that serve the county at […]

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September 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

Public Invited to MCM Advisory Council Meeting Oct. 11

Join us for the October 11 meeting of the Montgomery Community Media Advisory Council (MCM). The Council serves as an extra set of eyes and ears to the MCM Board of Directors and management, providing advice and perspectives to the Board on important policy issues and other matters that affect MCM and Montgomery County. This […]

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May 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

The latest episode of County Report This Week includes the latest news about the budget, graduation at Montgomery College, preps for the summer season at area pools, a preview of the Quicken Loans National, a recap of the Gaithersburg Book Festival and much more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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October 2, 2016 | Merlyn Reineke

MCM Launches in HD on Comcast and RCN

Like the transition from Black & White to Color Television, the move from Standard Definition programming to High Definition TV has long since been the new standard television. I know I don’t watch those lower channels on my cable any longer, preferring to use my HD Television to its full effect. I bet you’re the […]

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week Wins Hometown Media Award (VIDEO)

County Report This Week is the winner of an Alliance for Community Media award for best magazine show. “The staff at County Report This Week work tirelessly, year-round, to bring our residents and businesses all the news from around the County ensuring everyone stays involved via the PEG channels and the Internet,” said Montgomery County […]

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August 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports on term limits, an update on solar panels, a preview of the Council’s fall session, an interview with the newest planning board member, a salute to local Olympians, a reminder to shop Tax Free Week in Maryland, a […]

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June 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Rockville Farmers Market Opens for Growing Season (VIDEO)

The Rockville Farmers Market is open for the growing season. Rock 11 Now’s Kathy Dantzler reports there is a lot more than fruits and vegetables at this local market. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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May 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Public Invited to MCM Advisory Council Meeting June 8

Join us for the June meeting of the Montgomery Community Media Advisory Council. The Council serves as an extra set of eyes and ears to the MCM Board of Directors and management, providing advice and perspectives to the Board on important policy issues and other matters that affect MCM and Montgomery County. This meeting is […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rebroadcast of Tributes to our Veterans

County Cable Montgomery (CCM), Montgomery County’s government cable station, will honor veterans by rebroadcasting two shows this Memorial Day weekend. The shows were tributes to veterans of World War II and Vietnam that were produced by the County’s PEG (Public / Education / Government) organization of public television stations. The shows will appear on County […]

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