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Archive for November, 2006



The Digital (TV) Deadline

As we fast approach the deadline for the FCC-mandated transition to replace analog television broadcasting with digital service, I thought a little refresher from 10 years ago might be useful —   Industries Agree on U.S. Standards for TV of the Future ?[From the  New York Times 11/26/1996, AUTHOR: Mark Landler] ??”Ending years of industry squabbling, […]

Notes from AMIA

The Association of Moving Image Archivists met in Anchorage earlier this month, and a growing awareness of the importance of preserving television, as well as video on the Internet, was a major point of discussion among many attendees. One of the more entertaining sessions was a special evening, curated by Jeff Martin, marking the the 50th anniversary of […]