you're interested in finding out more about local activity, check
out Access Troy! It's an organization dedicated to establishing
and running a community media center in Troy.
for Community Media
The Alliance for Community Media is a national organization that
exists to support public access organizations around the country
and is one of the best sources of information about community television
and other forms of media. They publish a wide variety of printed
materials on the subject of public access and what communities need
to do to take full advantage of their cable franchises.
Links and resources on the overall media situation.