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Village Voice: The Year the Nonprofit Media Movement Dies

By Indiewire | Indiewire April 11, 2006 at 8:33AM

In an article in this week's Village Voice, Anthony Kaufman looks at AIVF and the state of the nonprofit media arts organizations:Today, AIVF's resource library, closed until further notice, is the symbol of a bygone print era, and the organization's threatened extinction comes amid a flurry of problems slamming media nonprofits today, from changes in foundation and government support to bigger, slicker, and for-profit competitors. Even more damaging is a larger cultural shift from community media centers to the disparate poles of free-for-all websites and corporate conglomeration.
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In an article in this week's Village Voice, Anthony Kaufman looks at AIVF and the state of the nonprofit media arts organizations:

Today, AIVF's resource library, closed until further notice, is the symbol of a bygone print era, and the organization's threatened extinction comes amid a flurry of problems slamming media nonprofits today, from changes in foundation and government support to bigger, slicker, and for-profit competitors. Even more damaging is a larger cultural shift from community media centers to the disparate poles of free-for-all websites and corporate conglomeration.




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