FCC authorized to auction off TV spectrum

Posted: February 28, 2012

Legislation enacted last week to authorize FCC auctions of TV spectrum contains some protections for pubcasters, but broadcasters will face technical challenges that will exceed the difficulties of their transition to DTV just four years ago. The new law sketches … Continue reading

WGBH puts listings on an iPad

Posted: January 17, 2012

WGBH has begun distributing its monthly program guide, Explore!, in a package that brings video and audio promos along with it to iPad tablets. It can also use Wi-Fi to pull in updated “live listings” from the Web even after it’s in the viewers’ hands. Continue reading

APM acquires Knight-nurtured Spot.us crowdfunding site

Posted: December 12, 2011

Minnesota-based American Public Media announced Nov. 29 the future cohabitation of two new-media tools for use by public media newsrooms. APM’s Public Insight Network (PIN), which helps journalists find story topics and sources in their communities, has acquired Spot.Us, a … Continue reading

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