An unusual pubTV marriage

Posted: October 24, 2012

The merger of KCET in Los Angeles and satellite programmer Link TV pairs two noncommercial outlets with a shared focus on serving non-traditional public TV audiences, complementary expertise in media production, and the challenge of figuring out a new public … Continue reading

Beyond Big Bird: What is public media’s value today?

Posted: October 22, 2012

When every year seems to bring a new round of threats to public media funding, it’s clear that public media isn’t doing a very good job of asserting its value. Maybe its detractors have more money and better lobbyists, but clearly the “Save Big Bird” tactic is only a Band-Aid, and one that’s getting worn out from overuse. Continue reading