One advantage of having written a blog for nine years is that an archive now exists that may shed light on current city issues. Rather than expound on the present state of affairs in IT/Media, I direct your attention to past posts such as this one from 2010 titled "IT: Info Technology or Incessant Turmoil" which has links to other relevant information..
Among other quirky things that happened along the way in videography decisions, there was the time the council approved paying $100 per hour for taping meetings and events.
Questions arose in 2011 on council coverage, which is currently the topic of a perceived political tug of war between the administrative and legislative branches.
Initially former Mayor Sharon Robinson-Briggs wanted Chris Payne to report directly to her, but the division had to be placed under one of the three departments mandated in the City Charter. It ended up under Administration, Finance, Health & Social Services, which had become a catch-all when former Mayor Mark Fury rearranged divisions under the three departments in the 1990s. The department now has 17 divisions. Click here and roll over the division headings to see the array.