Media-watchers check in on PBS/Harper’s kerfuffle

Posted: October 7, 2014

The dustup, or at least perceived dustup, between Harper’s and PBS is getting more attention, with the magazine’s publisher sharing more details with the Columbia Journalism Review. Last week, the New York Post first reported that PBS yanked ads from upcoming … Continue reading

D.C. American Graduate event amplifies youth voices

Posted: October 3, 2014

The five winners of American Graduate’s Raise Up hip-hop and spoken-word competition performed their original poems on the stage of Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center during a star-studded celebration Sept. 28. The Raise Up competition aimed to include more young people in … Continue reading

FCC report aims to play up payout from spectrum auction

Posted: October 2, 2014

An FCC-sponsored report projecting huge potential paydays for television broadcasters in next year’s spectrum auctions could prompt public TV licensees to reconsider decisions about participating in the complex proceeding. A full-power station in Los Angeles could fetch up to $570 … Continue reading