Manhattan Neighborhood Network

Welcome to the YVXN Newsblog

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This is where members of the youth video exchange network publish relevant news items.

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Youth Media Reporter has published an article about YVXN

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As of July 31, 2007 Youth Media Reporter , a great online journal for the youth media community, has published an article entitled: Youth Video Exchange Network: Building Digital Distribution for Public Access Youth Channel (click to read)

check it out & leave comments with your thoughts.

Downloadable YVXN Handbook

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The latest version of the YVXN handbook is now available for download in .pdf format. The handbook includes instructions for proper compression techniques, uploading content, sharing videos, and much, much more. If you are looking for an easy to read manual for using this website, here it is. download and print. Enjoy!

YVXN Article in the new Community Media Review

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Check it out!!!

An article entitled, Community Media 2.0 in Action has been published in the latest issue (Summer 07) of Community Media Review.  It’s overall a great issue.  Download the .pdf here.

Barton Fitness Challenge
Tags: fitness  nyc  youth  health

Genre
Site of Origin
Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Contact Name
Andrew Lynn
Total Runtime
14:40
Production Date
June 15, 2007
Crew
Description
A health documentary that challenges overweight youths to become fit and active!
Creative Commons License:
by-nc-nd
Music Clearance
contains some copyrighted music
Age Rating
This video is appropriate for audiences of all ages
File Format
mpg4
Bitrate
1300-1500 kb/s
H.264
no
Online Preview URL:
Pando Package URL:
Hi-Resolution Available to authenticated NYMAP partners only
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Border Crossers 2007 Documentary
Tags: nyc  funny  youth  school  culture

Genre
Site of Origin
Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Contact Name
Andrew Lynn
Total Runtime
14:39
Production Date
May 2007
Crew
Description
Border Crossers is a youth based origination that focuses on bring equal education to segregated communities to promote diversity.
Creative Commons License:
by-nc-nd
Music Clearance
contains some copyrighted music
Age Rating
This video is appropriate for audiences of all ages
File Format
mpg4
Bitrate
1300-1500 kb/s
H.264
no
Online Preview URL:
Pando Package URL:
Hi-Resolution Available to authenticated NYMAP partners only
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Heights of immigration
Tags: immigration  youth  nyc

Genre
Site of Origin
Manhattan Neighborhood Network
Contact Name
Andrew lynn
Total Runtime
09:00
Production Date
May 2007
Crew
8th grade students at MS 328
Description
A social studies class’ documentary about immigration in their neighborhood (Washington Heights, Manhattan), and how it affects their lives.
Creative Commons License:
by-nc-nd
Music Clearance
contains some copyrighted music
Age Rating
This video is appropriate for audiences of all ages
File Format
mpg4
Bitrate
1300-1500 kb/s
H.264
no
Online Preview URL:
Pando Package URL:
Hi-Resolution Available to authenticated NYMAP partners only
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YMIC Application Form

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Description

this is the application we use for young people applying to our Youth Media Impacting Communities Program.

Online Training Session – June 19, 2007 4PM EST

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UPDATE:  to attend the training:

log in to iChat and IM destroyallandrew; you will be asked to join a group chat.

In separate Firefox (browser) windows, open:

http://ustream.tv/channel/experiment1 you should see and hear me (turn up your volume)

and

http://24.215.156.155:2000/live.html select Broadband High and click Load Live

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hi everyone!

here is the plan for today at 4PM EST.

Notes from Recent YVXN Site Visits

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I recently undertook some travels on behalf of MNN Youth Channel, and more specifically the Youth Video Exchange Network (http://nymapexchange.net). I visited various youth media organizations and contacts, in addition to our partner sites, St. Paul Neighborhood Network and Portland Community Media. Here’s a brief report.
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Overview of Sites Visited and/or Contacts & Meet-ups:

*Portland Area:*
Portland Community Media (and OLLIE) | http://www.pcmtv.org | http://adventuresintv.org
Metro East Community Media | http://www.mctv.org