2nd Annual Community Media Day & Open House

Come celebrate the 2nd Annual Community Media Day & Open House with Somerville Media Center – SMC.

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Somerville Media Center joins other community media centers across the country for the newly sanctioned free speech holiday called “Community Media Day.”

Last year the City of Somerville passed a resolution acknowledging and proclaiming October 20th as Community Media Day! A special thank you to our Aldermen for supporting the work we do!

We are happy to add more community partners to this celebration: Boston Institute for Nonprofit JournalismScout SomervilleSomerville Public Library (MA)Somerville Arts Council and Somerville Journal. This is a great chance to meet the newsroom staff behind some of your local media.

On this day SMC, will open up our space from 3pm until 7pm, offering many fun-filled activities for the general public to learn more about Somerville’s premiere media center. We’ll have an outdoor pop-up radio booth, a Somerville Neighborhood News Info session, green screen PSA recordings and more! Please come on by to say hello and share why you support free speech!

The full schedule for the Boston Free Radio Takeover will be finalized soon but below is the tentative schedule.

*3-3:30pm: Somerville Media Center – SMC & Somerville Public Library (MA) TAKEOVER
*3:30-4:00pm: Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism TAKEOVER
*4-4:30pm: Techno Trash TAKEOVER
*4:30-5:00 Somerville Teen TAKEOVER
*5-5:30pm: radioscopia TAKEOVER
*5:30-6:00 @donnie steubins Stuart Roelke TAKEOVER
*6-6:30pm: Somerville Journal and Scout Somerville TAKEOVER
*6:30 – 7:00pm: Closing TAKEOVER with Somerville Arts Council

NOW WHAT IS COMMUNITY MEDIA DAY?

Community Media Day is a new annual celebration of voices that brings awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for all individuals to have their voices heard. More about national efforts are online here: http://www.communitymediaday.com/.