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Community Created Humboldt/Jan 23 10/People's Media

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Introduction[edit]

The following are proceedings from a breakout group at the Community Created Humboldt event on January 23rd, 2010.

People’s Media Proceedings[edit]

  • lots of arts/culture folks participated
  • agreement we must balance between nature and technology
  • owning and using media is part of the commons
  • people are already using new media (access Humboldt, FB, blogs, twitter) in a participatory shared fashion

Recommendations:[edit]

  • seek $$ now for new media commons
  • participate in existing media (KHSU, KMUD, Access Huboldt)
  • encourage government/private partnerships

Next steps:[edit]

  • manifest positivity meeting at Ink People 2/3 at 5 p.m.
  • limited wireless in Humboldt is a problem; there is a map of local hot spots
  • rural broad band access, the commons
  • concern re cell towers
  • personal connection to natural world is being lost; losing balance
  • make access to info a right (a part of the commons)
  • government provides infrastructure, carrier
  • what does this community need that we can do right now?
  • Stream Guys are at the forefront of this concept/technology
  • people are the government
  • intersection of art/media/economy
  • anyone who wants to use media should explore advocacy journalism
  • KHSU/KMUD/JPR, very popular, speaks to openness willingness to be involved