Communities Rely on Local Access TV Stations During Pandemic
Learn more and read a report on how Local Access TV stations have been an important resources for their communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
A recent study from the Center for Media & Social Justice (CMSI) at American University's School of Communication shows local communities have relied heavily on PEG (public, educational, government) Access TV stations during the COVID-19 Pandemic. PEG Stations have provided not only news and information, but technical support for local government, schools and organizations.
During the pandemic, Quincy Access Television has provided a variety of services to inform the public. QATV has served as an outlet for the City of Quincy, providing news and updates from City Hall and various city departments; assisting the Quincy Public Schools with coverage of School Committee meetings and back-to-school information sessions airing on QATV-9 and streaming on QATV.org; helping various non-profit agencies throughout Quincy and the South Shore spread word about services; partnering with Quincy Asian Resources to provide a virtual August Moon Festival; and providing daily news, information and updates from a variety of staff produced programs, including AM Quincy and Currently in Quincy.