@acarvin’s example

Posted: March 26, 2012

After the Arab Spring began, NPR’s Andy Carvin remains a rare breed. More journalists are using Twitter to find stories and connect with sources, but Carvin says few use it as he does…. Continue reading

With FCC’s eye on Daystar, WMFE-TV sale nixed

Posted: March 26, 2012

The FCC has delayed decisions on two transactions involving sales of public TV stations to Daystar Television Network to examine whether the religious broadcaster meets its criteria for localism and educational programming by noncommercial broadcasters. The scrutiny scuttled a deal … Continue reading

Late date seals fate of Oregon’s debate

Posted: March 26, 2012

When three unlikely partners — a conservative newspaper in the nation’s capital, a blue-state Republican organization and a public broadcasting station in a quirky, liberal city — set out last fall to change the tenor of GOP primary debates, they nearly pulled it off. But … Continue reading

County okays merger of Charlotte’s WTVI, college

Posted: March 26, 2012

The merger of PBS member station WTVI in Charlotte, N.C., with Central Piedmont Community College was approved March 20 by Mecklenburg County commissioners in a 6–3 vote, saving the station from going dark. Like a number of other troubled stations, … Continue reading

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