SoCal Connected Receives 8 Emmy® Nominations | KCET
SoCal Connected Receives 8 Emmy® Nominations
SoCal Connected, KCET’s hard-hitting weekly news program, has been nominated for eight Emmy® Awards, including Best Talk/Public Affairs/News Series and Best Feature. The 63rd Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards will be held August 6, 2011 at The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood. SoCal Connected previously won six Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards during its first season in 2009.
In addition, SoCal Connected was nominated for an Imagen Award in the Best Local Informational Program category for the episode titled “A Border Between Them.” The prestigious Imagen Award recognizes positive portrayals of Latinos in the media. The awards will be presented at a gala black-tie dinner on August 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom.
For more information on the segments nominated, click below.
Best Talk/Public Affairs/News Series
Best in Education: California Votes
Best in Crime/Social Issues: Protected or Neglected
Best Information: Separated by War and The Price of Power
Best Feature: Putting on Ayers
Best Writer: Steve Lopez
Best Editor: Alberto Arce
Best Local Informational Program: A Border Between Them
We have forgotten how to be medicine to the land, and to ourselves. The members of Syuxtun Collective are revisiting lost indigenous wisdom of learning and listening, of harvesting and preparing plant medicine in participation with nature.
What is nature? Evan Meyer of UCLA’s Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden; Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, disability justice and culture expert; and Rebeca Méndez, a designer and artist whose work addresses climate change, tackle this complex topic.
On Tuesday, November 6th around 80 community members passionate in learning more about California’s recycling industry attended SoCal Connected’s screening/panel discussion of “Life in Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes” at the Pasadena Public Library.
Exactly 25 years ago, 59% of California voters passed the “Save Our State” initiative, better known as Proposition 187, which called for throwing undocumented children out of schools and hospitals and for teachers and nurses to become de-facto immigration
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An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.
A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson.
As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.
For decades Los Angeles has lived in the shadows of New York and Chicago when it comes to the jazz, but that's now changing. LA's jazz scene is on the upswing. Meet the people, places and sounds that are putting LA jazz back on the map.
Chopped down trees, unspent money, building homes thirty feet from the freeway: Is the city of Los Angeles falling down on the job when it comes to certain environmental policies? Socal Connected investigates.
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