Jefferson County Public Schools Superintendent Donna Hargens has addressed the controversy surrounding her new chief of diversity, community relations and communications Wednesday and says she’s accountable for her recent hires. Jamilah Fraser formerly held a communications position with the School District of Philadelphia, but stepped down after serving under Superintendent Arlene Ackerman during a district-wide… Continue reading JCPS Superintendent Acknowledges Concerns Over Recent Central Office Hire
There are still a number of details to work out in Time Warner Cable’s pending acquisition of Insight Communications. The sale was announced last week and a Time Warner spokesman says it’s too early to discuss possible changes to service. Many services can be regulated through franchise agreements, which cable operators sign with governments. Louisville’s… Continue reading Future of Insight Franchise Agreement Uncertain as Time Warner Acquisition Looms
Electricity has been restored for most Louisville residents, but several people found that when their lights came on, their Internet connections and cable television did not. Cable often follows the same path as power lines, and Louisville Gas and Electric has priority access to damaged connections and poles. “Typically, we are there on site when… Continue reading As Power Restoration Winds Down, Insight Monitors Cable Connections
Cable giant Time Warner, Inc. will buy Insight Communications for $3 billion. Insight put itself up for auction earlier this year and attracted a host of large bidders. The bids at that time, however, were lower than Insight had reportedly sought, according to sources close to the deal. Company officials did not comment on the… Continue reading Time Warner to Buy Insight for $3 Billion
Just four members of the public addressed the committee on Insight’s agreement and three of the speakers work for the cable provider. But the council members provided harsher comments as they questioned the company’s rates and programming options.