May 21, 2018 | 10:25
Summer 2018 Media Making Camp
Are you an Eagle County student looking for something to do this summer? Want to improve your media-making skills and share your point of view with the community? Then join High Five Access Media for a youth media camp July 30 to Aug. 3.
This intensive, weeklong camp empowers youth to create media that gives voice to their viewpoints on social justice issues affecting the community. The culmination of the camp includes a final video project on an issue decided upon and produced by students.Read More »
May 16, 2018 | 03:05
free digital marketing tips for nonprofits
We’ve all heard technology can save time and money, but with so many options, it can be hard to decide where to put your resources. When making decisions on digital marketing tools, it’s important to keep your organization’s strategic vision in mind. Who are you trying to reach, what do you want them to do, and where do you think they spend their time?
Once you can confidently answer these questions you’ll be able to efficiently use the following tools.Read More »
April 6, 2018 | 10:55
Literacy for a Digital World
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently conducted the largest study of fake news to date. It found Twitter users are 70 percent more likely to re-tweet a false story than a true one, and fabricated stories reach 1,500 views six times faster. Even more alarming is a majority of adults in the United States get their news from social media, while 59 percent of links shared on social media have never been clicked, according to the Pew Research Center. You may wonder why people fall easily for false stories, especially with the ability to fact check stories with a few clicks.
An obvious reason is lack of digital literacy. Digital literacy is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills. Fake news preys on people’s lack of digital illiteracy.Read More »
February 21, 2018 | 09:20
New iMac available to community
High Five Access Media recently added a second iMac video-editing system outfitted with Final Cut Pro X and a host of other media-making tools, all of which are available to members of the community. If you'd like to get started editing, become a member, sign up for our workshops and become a community producer.Read More »
February 16, 2018 | 09:10
Our Voice, Our Community - Why Net Neutrality Matters
In case you missed it while you were gearing up for the holidays last year, the Federal Communications Commission voted to end net neutrality rules. Net neutrality is the idea that internet services providers (ISPs) treat all web traffic and activity equally without blocking, throttling, or creating “lanes” that are faster and more expensive, i.e. paid prioritization. Here are a few key points how net neutrality will affect you and our community.Read More »
December 12, 2017 | 05:21
Take Your Video to the Next Level
High Five Access Media offers free video production training so you can learn to make media and express your ideas with the community on television and the internet. But what happens after you've completed a workshop? Oftentimes, you're feeling overwhelmed and uncomfortable with the video-making process. The key to getting better is practice, and tutorials offer a great way to gain experience at your own pace. Fortunately, the Eagle Valley Library District makes access to tutorials simple, and free. The library provides cardholders with a subscription to Lynda.com. For those of you unfamiliar with Lynda, it's a website focused on providing users with video tutorials on a variety of subjects, including "business, software, technology and creative skills," according to the site.Read More »
October 18, 2017 | 07:01
high five is alive!
We like to get a little freaky at High Five, so we're bringing you the best of public domain horror movies on Halloween. Watch on local cable Channel 5, or on your smart phone, tablet or computer at Live on Five. The frightmare begins at 6 p.m. and dead ends at 4 a.m. the following morning.Read More »
October 18, 2017 | 06:20
Huskies Vs. Palisade Live Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.
The Huskies (2-5) return home to face conference powerhouse Palisade (5-2) at 7 p.m. Friday, live on High Five Access Media.
The game will be televised live, on cable Channel 5 or your smartphone, tablet or computer on Live on Five at www.highfivemedia.org/live.Read More »
September 22, 2017 | 12:32
Give Hope Telethon
High Five Access Media will simulcast Plymouth Area Community Television’s “Give Hope Telethon” on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. on local cable Channel 5 and on the web at Live on Five.
The Give Hope Telethon benefits people affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
To find out more about the telethon and PACTV, visit www.pactv.org.Read More »
September 12, 2017 | 05:33
Huskies Football Live on Five
Get ready for local football. The Battle Mountain Huskies (2-0) football team takes on the Coal Ridge Titans (1-1) live on High Five Access Media on Sept. 15 at 7 p.m.
All Battle Mountain varsity home football games are televised live, on cable Channel 5 or your smartphone, tablet or computer on Live on Five at www.highfivemedia.org/live.
Mark your calendars for games on the following dates:Read More »