Merlyne Reineke

October 2, 2016 | Merlyn Reineke

MCM Launches in HD on Comcast and RCN

Like the transition from Black & White to Color Television, the move from Standard Definition programming to High Definition TV has long since been the new standard television. I know I don’t watch those lower channels on my cable any longer, preferring to use my HD Television to its full effect. I bet you’re the […]

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November 14, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Challenges Thailand Faces to Launch Community Media

Even halfway around the world, the issues around community media are largely the same. Following five days of meetings, presentation and conversations in Thailand about how to set up Community TV channels across their country, I’m struck as how we have the very same challenges in the U.S.: how to build the right governing structure; […]

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November 9, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Brainstorming Community Media in Thailand (PHOTOS)

So what am I doing in Thailand, besides trying to avoid the REALLY spicy Thai food? I’m here for the next five days advising that country’s version of the Federal Communications Commission (it’s called the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission) to figure out the ins and outs of setting up Community Media across Thailand. Specifically, […]

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November 4, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Community Media: Here at Home and On The Other Side of the World

This past Sunday, we celebrated MCM’s community media contributors with our annual Monty Awards. It was an event that attracted nearly 200 volunteers, community producers & technicians along with MCM staff and board members to recognize the wonderful work of those from across Montgomery County who create TV programs and other media content. The vast […]

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November 27, 2013 | Merlyn Reineke

Children & the Future of Television

Have you ever watched a child in front of a TV? I don’t mean the specific shows they view, but HOW they access that content? My two youngest kids are 10 and 4 years old. When I was their age (and yes, we DID have TV that long ago!), there were few TV options so […]

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May 24, 2013 | Merlyn Reineke

Media in a Minute (Video)

MCM Executive Director Merlyn Reineke notes the importance of video for business websites.

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April 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Photo Project Preview (Video)

“21 This Week” Host Casey Aiken interviews MCM Executive Director Merlyn Reineke about the “A Day in a Life of Montgomery County,” photo project. Take a look.

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