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The second panel from the Media & the Elections conference hosted by Cambridge Community Television and Neighbormedia on October 22, 2016 at the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch.

During this session, panelists will discuss free campaign ads for candidates (the use of political advertising vs. viral social media vs. mainstream media coverage). In addition, the panel will talk about who was promoted and vilified at various points in the campaign, and ways in which the media helped or hindered 3rd-party candidates.

The first panel from the Media & the Elections conference hosted by Cambridge Community Television and Neighbormedia on October 22, 2016 at the Cambridge Public Library Main Branch.

During this session, panelists will discuss media bias in election coverage, including racism, sexism, and liberal vs. conservative biases. The panel will also explore the role of the media in vetting candidatess, and touch on the impact of antagonism in and toward the media.

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday, celebrated Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, that commemorates the lives of our dearly departed. Director, producer and reporter Frank Morris conducts an interview with Deb Colburn, the owner of a local and independent shop in Cambridge, Mass., that sells international goods. Their discussion concerns how this holiday has spread from south of the border to New England and beyond.

CCTV members Kiki Densamo and Sergio Bianco interview people on the street about Election 2016 coverage by the media. This video was created for the Person on the Street class taught by Heather Aveson at Cambridge Community Television, October 2016.

On Parking Day 2016, people stopped by CCTV's Cardboard Candidate Debate to tell us three things: what they would do if they were president; who they would vote for; and what three issues are most important to them. Below you will find a short video recap, as well as an hour-long extended version. Hear what the people of Cambridge had to say as they sound off on Election 2016.

Hosted by DigBoston editor and Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism (BINJ) co-founder Chris Faraone, BEYOND BOSTON is a monthly regional news magazine spotlighting reporting from Boston, MA area community access centers -- including Brookline Interactive Group (BIG) in Brookline, MA, Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) in Cambridge, MA, Malden Access TV (MATV) in Malden, MA, Somerville Community Access Television (SCATV) in Somerville, MA and Watertown Cable Access Corp. -- in partnership with BINJ.

For the past year and a half, everyone has been talking about the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. It's what you've been talking about with your friends and family, and it's what the media has been talking about nonstop on air, online and in print. So what kind of impact has the media had on Election 2016? Join Cambridge Community Television for a mini-conference on "The Media and the Elections" from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 22 at the Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

The candidates have had their say. Now is the time to have yours. On Friday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cambridge Community Television and its citizen journalism team at NeighborMedia.org will be hosting a mock presidential debate with three podiums: one for a cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton, one for a cardboard cutout of Donald Trump, and one that is left for YOU, the people!