Policy

Cox, WAM! Hold Town-Hall TV Meeting

11/29/2004 2:28 AM Eastern

Cox Communications Inc. of New Orleans and Starz Encore Group LLC’s WAM! America’s Kidz Network want you to “Watch Out!.”

The MSO and the channel are holding a special town-hall meeting in New Orleans Tuesday night to discuss television content and family viewing choices, and the feed will be available via satellite to all other cable systems across the country.

Special panel guests include national media-literacy expert Bob McCannon, national news correspondent Charles Zewe, National PTA board member Anne Thompson and New Orleans Charter Middle School principal Dr. Anthony Recasner. The moderator will be local WWL-TV newscaster Shauna Sanford.

The studio audience at the gathering will include seventh- through 10th-grade students from Orleans, Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Bernard parish high schools.

For information about obtaining the feed -- which will run from 7:30-9 p.m. (CST) Tuesday -- operators can contact Cox’s Bob Leonard at 504-220-2937 or Daneen Storc at 504-417-1989.

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