Wisconsin plan: ‘I’d be there for that’

Posted: July 6, 2009

While shooting more than 100 interviews for their Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories series, Wisconsin Public Television producers kept hearing the same comment from many of the veterans: They weren’t welcomed home after their grueling tours of duty 40 years ago … Continue reading

Parks outreach as big as all outdoors

Posted: May 29, 2009

Doing more than her share for public TV’s $6 million outreach project surrounding Ken Burns’ National Parks series, Shanda Roberts lost her shoe in the muck of the Everglades. Reaching to retrieve it, she bent down and hit her head … Continue reading

Many stations packaging their own kids’ channels

Posted: January 12, 2009

With the all-digital future arriving, if haltingly, and a bigger share of viewers likely to come through DTV multicast channels, public TV stations are reconsidering how to use their bitstream, making over their channels, and in some cases adding new … Continue reading

EDCAR: ‘mother ship’ for school media

Posted: February 19, 2008

Five years after the collapse of the CPB-backed OnCourse project, public TV is training for another run at the target. Which is: a comprehensive online digital library that gives teachers just the right video snippet, image, audio clip or interactive simulation that they can plug into a lesson … Continue reading

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