Vaults of Austin City Limits move to Cleveland’s Rock Hall

Posted: August 20, 2012

Producers of Austin City Limits have recorded more than 800 performances of the PBS rock music series during the past 37 years, but there are hours of footage that loyal viewers and music fans don’t even know about. Access to never-broadcast performances will come soon under a deal with Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame… Continue reading

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

NHPTV pairs with WGBH to bolster its program line-up

Posted: August 20, 2012

After discussions lasting nearly a year, New Hampshire Public Television and Boston’s WGBH have hammered out a collaboration to coordinate program schedules and consolidate some back-office operations. The agreement stops short of a merger, and each station will remain independently … Continue reading

Pubcasting tackles dropout crisis

Posted: August 20, 2012

The massive American Graduate project is all about potential — the potential of students who stay in school to graduate, as well as the potential of public broadcasting stations to serve as community conveners. Continue reading

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