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A message from Comprenew regarding net neutrality

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 12-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

As a social enterprise, part of Comprenew's mission is to educate and advocate for equal access in an expanding digitally connected world. In that spirit, I'm writing to offer some insight into the proposed changes to the FCC rules regarding...

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Catalyst Radio: Tami VandenBerg talks legalization of cannabis

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young speaks with Tami VandenBerg, board member of MI Legalize, a grassroots organization working to legalize cannabis in Michigan.

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New website offers helping hand to local musicians

by (brandon.twa)

Submitted 11-28-2012 under NEWS

For local bands, a helping hand is always beneficial when first starting out. One Grand Rapids musician is on a mission to provide Michigan bands with that helping hand.   Jacob Pauwels of Grand Rapids is the creator of Listen to the Mitten, a...

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Digital divide narrows with Comcast's "Internet Essentials"

by (Benjamin Siekmeier)

Submitted 03-09-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

All Grand Rapids families with children who receive free school lunches may qualify for Comcast's "Internet Essentials" program, which offers broadband internet for $9.95 per month and an optional netbook for $149.99. The program...

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Catalyst Radio: Internet legislation protested with web blackouts

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-20-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEWIn this episode of Catalyst Radio we discuss two congressional bills with potential effects of limiting an open and free internet, which are facing...

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Catalyst Radio: GR GiveCamp taking apps from nonprofits in need of custom web tools

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (9:58) Ross Hunter, tech volunteer and web developer, is in the studio to talk about GR GiveCamp, a volunteer event by the tech community to put...

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Catalyst Radio: GR Web Dev brings together techies of all persuasions

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure!   INTERVIEW (10:33) Two facilitators from the Grand Rapids Web Development Group, Ben Rausch and Ross Hunter, join us on air to explain this hot young gun on the...

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Has the divide gone mobile?

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 03-29-2011 under OPINION

From the Rapidian staff   Quite recently, I was reading through the Predictions for Journalism 2011 series on the Nieman Journalism Lab website. Once again, many are claiming this is to be the “year of mobile.” Hardly earth-shattering as this...

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Wireless Internet for Low Income Residents of Grand Rapids

by (grcmc)

Submitted 11-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

UPDATE: This program is no longer available. For those who haven’t heard, Clear is the new kid in town for high-speed wireless Internet access. “Bringing the 4G service to Grand Rapids has been in the works for some time” said...

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Online tools: Resources to create cool multimedia for The Rapidian

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: It's astonishing how easy it is to create interactive media with free tools right at your fingertips (literally)—that is, if you know where to look. We covered a couple tools in a previous editorial, but here are a few more...

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