NPR and WBUR partner in Here & Now expansion

Posted: July 9, 2013

More than 100 public radio stations have picked up the midday NPR news show Here & Now with its expansion to two hours July 1, many of them to fill the void left by the cancellation of NPR’s long-running call-in show Talk of the Nation. Continue reading

APTS, NPR retooling 170 Million Americans campaign

Posted: July 9, 2013

A grassroots initiative that encourages citizens to lobby Capitol Hill for continued funding to public media is changing its name, revamping its website and updating its social-media outreach. Starting July 15, the 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting initiative, which … Continue reading

AFI Docs festival screens diverse pubTV films

Posted: July 8, 2013

Public TV was less visible at this year’s American Film Institute documentary festival. Yet several of the 10 films that had received financial support from public TV grant-makers or broadcast commitments from PBS stood out among the 53 documentaries in the lineup. One even took the top prize. Continue reading

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