Insistent sponsors put newsrooms on alert

Posted: August 20, 2012

Underwriters of public radio programs increasingly want to link their names more closely to particular stories and reporting projects, according to station executives, a trend that is requiring journalists to be more vigilant in fighting perceptions of potential conflicts of interest. Continue reading

Thicket of uncertainty for federal aid

Posted: August 6, 2012

Public broadcasters face multiple and serious uncertainties on Capitol Hill over the next few months. A spending bill approved by the House subcommittee with oversight of CPB’s appropriation proposes to phase out CPB funding over the next three years; it … Continue reading

“Inspire Nebraska” capital campaign raises $25 million

Posted: July 9, 2012

The NET Foundations for Television and Radio have exceeded a five-year, $25 million capital goal for their “Inspire Nebraska” campaign. “It was a major-giving campaign, but members grew tremendously,” said foundations Executive Director Jeff Beckman. “And, even more important, we … Continue reading

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