Tag: Technology

Standing with Broadcast TV Workers, Supporting Local Broadcasting

June 28th, 2016

On June 27, 2016, the Seattle City Council passed International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 600 and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 46’s resolution to protect high quality locally produced broadcast news. For more, watch or read my speech below. Transcript of Speech as Delivered I’d like to thank all the activists from IATSE […]

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Winning Municipal Broadband Will Take a Grassroots Movement

June 9th, 2015

On the morning of April 9th, tens of thousands of Comcast’s Seattle customers suddenly found themselves without internet, television, or telephone service for hours. The outage was attributed to a damaged Comcast fiber optic line in Madison Park. Frustration mounted as the workday in parts of the city came to a virtual shutdown with no […]

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