Hearing Voices has produced a new public radio special, “State of Union”, featuring contributions from Scott Carrier, Jay Allison and other producers.
“Talking to PBS suits about the skanky infomercials with which the public broadcasting network’s stations pollute the PBS brand during pledge drives is a lot like talking to parents of a crack-addicted teen,” writes Lisa de Moraes in the Washington … Continue reading
A line of furniture based on pieces seen on Antiques Road Show will be in retail stores this summer, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
The New York Times published two reviews of the PBS series Freedom: The Story of US. Alessandra Stanley described it as a “didactic, worthy and irritatingly timid” signal that “at long last the time has come to consider privatizing public … Continue reading
Peter Sellars’ production of The Children of Herakles, covered in today’s New York Times, features contributions from public radio’s Christopher Lydon. Lydon is working on a new eight-part interview series for Public Radio International titled The Whole Wide World.
Vin Scelsa, pioneer of freeform radio and a host on public station WFUV in New York, is taking his show’s stream and archives offline to protest federal rules governing streaming, reports the New York Daily News. There’s more information at … Continue reading
The Baltimore Sun profiles Murray Horwitz, formerly head of cultural programming at NPR and now in charge of the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Md.