The Santa Rosa Media Center has a building rented and paid for by Comcast on the Santa Rosa Community College Campus and a community media staff paid for by Comcast.
The cable company (Comcast) is making money hand over fist, especially in densely populated areas like the East Bay.
There have been grumblings about how Mike Katz, Tim Holmes and other Zocalo based activists are always taping meetings in the city.There isn't much of a problem with their right to tape meetings since they are public meetings and they have a right to tape, write about and/or promote any public event in the area.
Comcast should do what the free lance videographers are currently doing.
First of all it has a much bigger audience. They have tens of thousands of customers in the city so beyond sign up and installation cost they are making a very handsome profit in their local cable monopoly.
Beyond Santa Rosa's excellent contract with their local Comcast office, San Jose is developing one of the most comprehensive partnership with Comcast in the country.