Monthly Archives: June 2022

Atlanta Defunded People TV over Years, Diverted Fee Revenue


(APN) ATLANTA – In the 1990’s, the City of Atlanta expressed its policy of setting aside a substantial portion of cable franchise fee revenue paid by cable subscribers to be used for public access television, People TV Channel 24, Atlanta Progressive News can reveal based on our research of historical records, including documents obtained from the Atlanta History Center.   […]

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Atlanta Renews People TV Contract, but Funding Remains Inadequate


(APN) ATLANTA – At the Monday, June 06, 2022 Full Council Meeting, the Atlanta City Council approved another year of funding for People TV, Inc., the City’s public access station, after the City of Atlanta previously took the shocking move of taking over the station.   City of Atlanta Ordinance 22-O-1393 was introduced by Councilmembers Byron Amos (District […]

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Secretary of State Candidate Decries Intraparty Racism Perceived in Statewide Run-offs

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(APN) ATLANTA – Run-off races are set for the Democratic nominations for Georgia Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Commissioner of Insurance, and Commissioner of Labor in an upcoming Primary Run-off Election to take place on June 21, 2022.     One candidate, former State Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler (D-Lithonia), decries the racism that she says she has observed on the part of the […]

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