TPT rebrands youth initiative as ReWire

Posted: November 5, 2013

Twin Cities Public Television has adopted the name ReWire for the statewide network’s youth programming and engagement initiative. TPT settled on the name after its previous branding, Open Air, attracted a trademark infringement and violation suit from Colorado Public Radio. … Continue reading

With Sparticl, TPT hopes to make STEM learning fun

Posted: October 24, 2013

Twin Cities Public Television launched Sparticl, a new STEM-focused sharing website geared toward middle-school students, Oct. 1 with support from a major corporate sponsor. Manufacturing company 3M backed more than two years of research and development of the site prior … Continue reading

Public TV connects to feds’ new emergency alert system

Posted: October 9, 2013

A $56.8 million technology project equipping public television stations to help deliver geo-targeted emergency messages to mobile devices has reached an important milestone. PBS WARN (Warning Alert and Response Network) connected to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s alert aggregator on Aug. 6. Continue reading

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