National Public Radio Purposes, 1970

Posted: May 17, 2012

Early in 1970, Bill Siemering — one of the organizers of National Public Radio and later its first program director — put together a “mission statement” for NPR. The statement supported NPR’s request for aid from CPB and went on … Continue reading

Association of Independents in Radio (AIR) Bylaws

Posted: May 2, 2012

These bylaws were approved,  Nov. 15, 1988, when AIR was incorporated as a nonprofit in New York. ARTICLE ONE: MEMBERSHIP Section 1. Membership A.I.R. shall be a membership organization. There shall be three categories of membership: a. Organizational Membership – … Continue reading

Affinity Group Coalition, Mission and Principles, 2004

Posted: May 2, 2012

The Public Television Affinity Group Coalition adopted its statement of Mission and Principles in February 2004. RESOLUTION Whereas, representatives and staff of the Major Market Group, The National Educational Telecommunications Association, the Organization of State Broadcasting Executives, the Program Resource … Continue reading

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