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Nov 2, 2011
In the chilly November air the University of Massachusetts contingent of the Occupy Movement held their first General Assembly on the plaza in front of the Du Bios Library this afternoon. The Assembly began around noon as people starting making their way around the entrance, finally coalescing by the south east corner near the entrance. The group, which got no bigger than about twenty five people at times, gathered around a couple of benches, one with a rough piece of cloth with ìWe are the 99%î written in duct tape. Some more prepared members carried notebooks and flyers.
Oct 28, 2011
The Amherst Room of the Lincoln Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts was abuzz with activity on Monday as people gathered to usher in Open Access Week at the University with the lecture ìBeyond the Copyright Wars: Fair Use, Free Speech, and Reframing the Policy Debateî by American University Professor Patricia Aufderheide.
Oct 25, 2011
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Oct 24, 2011
If you weren't able to make it to the Solid Waste Forum on October 20, it's now up for you to view online below and at www.amherstmedia.org/meetings under the "Miscellaneous Meetings" drop down menu.
Oct 21, 2011
One of Amherst Media's former interns, Miles Disney, and long time member, Azwan Badruzaman, teamed up to create this political video about Occupy Wall Street and taxing the stock market. EXPLICIT CONTENT MC Moneypenney - Tap Dat A$$et (explicit) from Miles Disney on Vimeo.
Oct 21, 2011
Wednesday, October 19, 2011, the first annual Cannabis Colloquium was held in the Student Union at UMass Amherst. Booth after booth filled the ballroom addressing information on the use of cannabis and legalization efforts. Amherst Media spoke to a few people behind these aims.
Oct 21, 2011
The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual A+ Awards Dinner. Amherst Media was honored to be present at the event as a nominee for the 2011 Legacy Award. The event was wonderful and a great time was had by all. Amherst Media was asked to film short videos of the five award recipients this year. Below are the videos highlighting each recipient.
Oct 21, 2011
On October 14, 2011, Mass Access held their Autumn 2011 Mini-Conference on Broadband at Amherst Media. Mass Access develops educational workshops, throughout the state on many topics. MassAccess has been educating the public and its members since 1997. Educational workshop topics include cable refranchising, copyright issues, community access startups, production workshops, and ask the lawyers sessions. Among the presenters at the conference was Judith Dumont, Director of the Mass Broadband Institute. Other presenters included:
Oct 19, 2011
Do you believe in public access? We do. This amazing video communicates the deep human need for community communication. Produced by Metro North TV.
Oct 18, 2011
Straight 8 is coming to Amherst with an incredible selection of films, including several US premieres. It is the perfect way to get inspiration to enter straight 8, make a film and see it for the first time ever at slamdance film festival in january! Straight 8 invites anyone, anywhere to make a short film on one cartridge of Kodak super 8 film, without any editing or post production.

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