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2014 Department of Information Technology Report

2014 was a year of accomplishment and transition for the Seattle Department of Information Technology. Seattle Channel took home many Emmy Awards. DoIT laid the groundwork for Seattle’s national leadership on our municipal Privacy Principles and Toolkits. We also transferred just over 55% of the City’s 102,000 Web pages into our Content Management System (CMS) and… [ Keep reading ]

Community Stories: A Decade Celebrating Diversity

Seattle Channel is celebrating 10 years of “Community Stories”, the documentary series that spotlights Seattle communities with a focus on diversity and inclusion. In her blog, Community Stories producer Shannon Gee writes, “Since that first summer in 2005, Community Stories has told inspiring stories from all over the city. We… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle has new public access TV manager

  Seattle Community College District VI (SCCD) has been selected as the new designated access manager for Seattle public access television.  On July 1, 2011, the SCCD began broadcast of the public access television signal [channels Comcast 77 and Broadstripe 23].  They will also conduct all related public access television… [ Keep reading ]

Public workshop on public access television

City and Advisory Board seek public input on future of public access television in Seattle.

Seattle Still Needs Public Access Television

The City of Seattle faces difficult budget decisions for 2011-12. Given all the budget pressure, can we still afford to subsidize public access television? The answer is yes, but given the significant changes in video and Internet technology, we should be able to do so less expensively than in the past, and with a competitively awarded contract. We need to look for a broader range of support rather than just a subsidy from Seattle’s cable television subscribers.