CPB finds pubTV stations committed to keeping spectrum

Posted: September 25, 2013

Anxiety among public TV executives about channel repacking after spectrum auctions outweighs their enthusiasm for selling bandwidth, CPB s.v.p. Mark Erstling told corporation directors during their Sept. 17 board meeting in Washington, D.C. CPB has commissioned Booz & Co. to … Continue reading

FCC approves transfer of KSPS to Friends organization

Posted: September 25, 2013

The Friends of KSPS, the nonprofit fundraising arm of KSPS-TV, has taken over as licensee of the Spokane, Wash., pubcaster from the local school district. The FCC approved the transfer, which includes the broadcast license, transmitter, tower and equipment. It … Continue reading

Localism emphasis poses risk

Posted: September 17, 2013

Of all the complex and potentially fateful decisions faced by public radio program directors as they navigate the emergence of multiplatform distribution, one of the most significant is the drive to “go local” and produce more local programs, especially news … Continue reading

Redefining public media for the future

Posted: September 16, 2013

Public media is made up of hundreds of storefronts in communities large and small, each of which has a unique window into America, its people and their stories. These storefronts — local public TV and radio stations — have built … Continue reading

Greater Public, iMA announce merger

Posted: September 4, 2013

Greater Public, formerly DEI, and Integrated Media Association (iMA) announced today that the organizations had merged as of the end of August. Atlanta-based iMA will keep its name and website for the next year to ease the transition, but its … Continue reading