Follow this link to see the highlights from the ACM Midwest Conference 2008.

I wish that was a joke, but sadly no. And imitation being the most sincere form of flattery aside, the unfortunate truth is that there are one or more unauthorized websites currently associating their own organizations and fund-raising schemes with PATV. Don’t be fooled! — Apart from this site, and a youtube & […]

2008’s off with a bang! The 1st month’s nearly over, and it was about as jam-packed with rumors and speculation as one would hope in these rumored, speculative times.

But breathe easy (for now), dear viewers: the Iowa City PEG channels are (allegedly) safe for another year (i.e.: the check’s in the mail). So come down […]

As you may be aware, PATV is tracking changes in legislation that will affect the future of public, educational, and governmental access (PEG) channels. The way that the law currently stands means that in the best-case scenario, PEG has only ten more years of funding in Iowa. PATV is taking steps to turn this unfriendly […]

For those who haven’t heard, new legislation has passed in Iowa that may have serious consequences for not just PATV and the other local P.E.G. stations, but all access channels state-wide.

With the future so tenuous and uncertain, the ability to use local cable-cast television to express your voice possesses a newfound sense of urgency and […]

How will new legislation effct your public access, educational, and governmental channels? What can we do about it? A question and answer, round-table discussion presented by PATV.
Saturday, June 30th 2-5 pm @ Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A. For more information call 338-7035.

A panel discussion of the issues surrounding statewide cable franchising in Iowa, such as that proposed by the recently passed Senate File 554. Outlines the threats to community media and consumer protection.