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Press Releases

 

July 31, 2008 The Illinois Channel and the Illinois Manufacturers' Association Launch Making it in Illinois
Jan. 12, 2006 Quincy Joins Illinois Channel Network
May 6, 2005 The Illinois Channel to "Play in Peoria"
Mar. 3, 2005 Illinois Channel Board Expands With New Members Distinguished in Government, Business, and Communications
Oct. 13, 2004  C-SPAN2 to Air Illinois Channel Coverage of U.S. Senate Debate

Aug. 22, 2003

Illinois Channel to Debut in Chicago on CAN-TV Channel 21

Feb. 6, 2003

Illinois Channel Launches Coverage of Illinois' Congressional Delegation In Washington

Aug. 20, 2002

Blagojevich and Ryan Agree -- Illinois Channel is a good idea

Apr. 18,  2001

Citizens express significant interest in C-SPAN like network for Illinois

Mar. 29, 2000

Advisory board formed for Illinois Channel planning study

Jan. 26, 2000

UIS launches planning for public affairs television network


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Media

July 28, 2008 Institute for Truth in Accounting: Sheila Weinberg Exposes a 44 Billion Dollar Lie (Interview Aired on the Illinois Channel)
Mar. 3, 2005 Springfield State Journal-Register: "Illinois Channel offers some context for state politics"
Feb. 2005 The Reagan Review: "Interview with...Terrence J. Martin"

Jan. 3, 2001

DuQuoin Evening Call: “Lights, camera, legislature deserves a chance�

Jan. 3, 2001

Decatur Herald & Review: “State government television project deserves support�

Dec. 27, 2000

Chicago Tribune - Chicagoland: “Lights, camera, legislature�

Dec. 21, 2000

Batavia Republican: “Residents asked to give input on new state C-SPAN�

Dec. 21, 2000

Geneva Republican: “Residents asked to give input on new state C-SPAN�

Dec. 5, 2000

Aurora Beacon News: “State version of C-Span worth watching, funding�

Dec. 5, 2000

Waukegan News-Sun: “State Version of C-Span worth watching, funding�

Dec. 5, 2000

Joliet Herald News: “State Version of C-SPAN worth watching, funding�

Dec. 3, 2000

Elgin Courier News: "State version of C-Span worth watching, funding�

Dec. 1, 2000

Effingham Daily News - Illinois View: “I-SPAN worth watching, funding�

Dec. 1, 2000

Freeport Journal-Standard - Other Opinion: “State version of C-SPAN worth watching, funding�

Dec. 1, 2000

Joliet Herald News: “State version of C-SPAN worth watching, funding�

Nov. 30, 2000

Peoria Journal Star: “State version of C-SPAN worth watching, funding�

Nov. 29, 2000

Moline Dispatch � Editorials: “Plugging into government�

Nov. 28, 2000

Effingham Daily News: “Illinois Channel could fill void in public affairs coverage�

Nov. 26, 2000

Springfield State Journal-Register: “Illinois Channel could fill void in public affairs coverage�

Nov. 21, 2000

Quincy Herald-Whig: “How it’s done: Florida high court shows public proceedings can be broadcast with appropriate dignity�

Nov. 16, 2000

Batavia Republican: “Chicago area citizens asked to give input on establishing an Illinois C-SPAN�

Nov. 16, 2000

“Chicago area citizens asked to give input on establishing an Illinois C-SPAN�

Nov. 15, 2000

Arlington Heights Daily Herald - DuPage Edition: “INSIDE: Taxes would fund state channel�

Nov. 14, 2000

Chicago Tribune: “Pitch made for Illinois version of C-SPAN�

Nov. 10, 2000

College of DuPage Courier: “Illinois� own ‘C-SPAN�?"

Nov. 2000

Illinois Issues Magazine: “See all about it� (p. 10)

Oct. 26, 2000

Oak Brook Doings: “Study wants input on Illinois C-SPAN�

Oct. 22, 2000

Alton Pantagraph: “State version of C-SPAN could start in Illinois�

Oct. 22, 2000

Chicago Daily Southtown: “‘Illinois Channel would air Statehouse live�

Oct. 21, 2000

Edwardsville Intelligencer: “Illinois Channel worth the effort�

Oct. 20, 2000

Carbondale Southern Illinoisan: “Group pushes for more political coverall�

Oct. 20, 2000

Edwardsville Intelligencer: “Illinois Channel would broadcast state government�

Oct. 18, 2000

Carbondale Times: “Meeting to explain efforts to start Illinois C-SPAN�

Oct 18, 2000

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Backers hope Illinois Channel will televise Legislature like C-SPAN�

Oct. 15, 2000

Belleville News-Democrat: “Creating an Illinois C-SPAN" (ad for town hall meeting)

Oct. 4, 2000

Champaign News Gazette: “Legislature should get TV coverage�

Sept. 28, 2000

Aurora Beacon News: “Illinois ‘C-SPAN� channel proposed�

Sept. 28, 2000

Pekin Daily Times - Region Brief: “Public affairs channel proposed�

Sept. 28, 2000

Peoria Journal-Star: “State government channel proposed�

Sept. 27, 2000

University of Illinois at Springfield Journal: “Illinois version of C-Span coming soon�

Sept. 24, 2000

Peoria Journal Star - Capital Beat: “Public input sought on Illinois Channel�

Sept 19, 2000

Chicago Tribune - Chicagoland: “Illinois needs local C-SPAN�

Sept. 12, 2000

Decatur Herald & Review: “Illinois public affairs channel gains support�

Sept. 11, 2000

Champaign News Gazette: “Project looks at televising government ‘Public hearings aim to gauge public interest’”

Sept. 5, 2000

Decatur Herald & Review - Our Views: “Sound off for the Illinois Channel�

Aug. 31, 2000

Bloomington Pantagraph: “Channel to tune in state government�

Aug. 28, 2000

Decatur Herald & Review: "TV 'eye' may focus on Illinois public affairs"

Feb. 1, 2000

Champaign News-Gazette: "The Legislature as entertainment"

Feb. 1, 2000

Bloomington Pantagraph: "Maybe Illinois should have its own version of C-SPAN"

Jan. 30, 2000

Springfield State Journal-Register - Forum: "Statehouse Insider"

Jan. 30, 2000

Joliet Herald News - Our View: “Yawns or no yawns, ignorance not bliss�

Jan. 27, 2000

Chicago Tribune: “Legislative TV?�

Jan. 27, 2000

Springfield State Journal-Register: “Open-records law still under debate (State C-SPAN)�

Jan. 27, 2000

Springfield State Journal-Register: "State politics on TV a good idea"

Jan. 26, 2000

Springfield State Journal-Register: "UIS studying possibility of TV network for Illinois government programming"


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