Schedule: web platform model by year’s end

Posted: June 21, 2010

An NPR-led project this month officially launched planning for a joint Public Media Platform to put public radio and TV content on the Web and mobile devices. By year’s end it aims to create a “proof of concept” prototype…. Continue reading

Mobile giving a ‘no-brainer’ for TAL postcast audience

Posted: April 19, 2010

It’s not the best way to collect big annual gifts from station members, pubcasting fundraisers agree. But This American Life’s producers confirmed that giving-by-texting among their many devoted listeners holds considerable potential. Beginning last November, appeals for $5 donations included … Continue reading

It’s a plan

Posted: March 24, 2010

Comic recreation of a gripping behind-the-scenes drama playing itself out at the Federal Communications Commission, animated using Xtranormal technology.

Giving by texting: So far, you’d LOL at net proceeds

Posted: March 22, 2010

Americans’ response to the post-earthquake crisis in Haiti demonstrated the power of technology-enabled charity, but public broadcasters who have tried raising funds from mobile givers say it’s been a money-losing proposition so far. A handful of public stations have tried … Continue reading

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