Charting the Digital Broadcasting Future, 1998

Posted: April 22, 2012

Advisory Committee on Public Interest Obligations of Digital Television Broadcasters Final Report, Dec. 18, 1998 a.k.a. PIAC or the Gore Commission See PDF of full report; sections of the report posted in HTML by the Benton Foundation; and the list of commission … Continue reading

Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 (nearly original)

Posted: April 22, 2012

Public Law 90-129, 90th Congress, November 7, 1967 (as amended to April 26, 1968) Enacted less than 10 months after the report of the Carnegie Commission on Educational Broadcasting, this law initiates federal aid to the operation (as opposed to … Continue reading

Pacifica Foundation By-laws, 1955

Posted: April 22, 2012

Pacifica began operation of its first and flagship station, KPFA in Berkeley, Calif., on April 15, 1949. These are early bylaws of the nonprofit organization. See also Pacifica’s bylaws as of 1999. Article I Identity Section 1. The name of … Continue reading

PBS Editorial Standards and Policies as of June 2011

Posted: June 24, 2011

The Public Broadcasting Service (“PBS”) is committed to serving the public interest by providing content of the highest quality that enriches the marketplace of ideas, unencumbered by commercial imperative. Throughout PBS’s history, four fundamental principles have guided that commitment. Editorial … Continue reading

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