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GratiTuesday: My Public Broadcasting Stations

The annual membership renewal notice for our local public broadcasting station came in the mail the other day. My husband and I have discussed our current contribution level and I think this will be the year we increase it substantially. 379 more words

Learning New Things

The Departure of Peter Mansbridge — A Meditation

Is television news entertainment?

No, it is not. It is information.

The departure of Peter Mansbridge next July gives the CBC an opportunity to clear up this confusion. 230 more words

How Russia Often Benefits When Julian Assange Reveals the West’s Secrets

American officials say Mr. Assange and WikiLeaks probably have no direct ties to Russian intelligence services. But the agendas of WikiLeaks and the Kremlin have often dovetailed. 745 more words
Politics

Canada was Joined at the Hip — Thanks to the CBC

Source: Wade Rowland, Department of Communication Studies, York University, in The Globe and Mail, August 23

On Saturday, August 20, the CBC pre-empted its Olympic coverage to broadcast on television the farewell concert in Kingston of the Tragically Hip rock group.  310 more words

Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

Nothing much this week – just a little public media pride.

I caught sight of this on a co-worker’s cubicle. Hey, I guess if you chose to work for public broadcasting you should be an ardent supporter, right?

UNC-TV

Why Public Media Broadcasting is Still Important in our World

When I was incarcerated,  I loved listening to radio shows on National Public Radio (NPR) such as ‘Fresh Air’ and ‘All Things Considered.’ To be honest, I had never listed to NPR before I was incarcerated and had no idea the wide variety of shows that they aired across the country.   1,475 more words

Metamora

An odd 'panel of experts' for media review

There’s a number of curious aspects to this story at NZ Herald: Campbell Live axing prompts review

A group of Kiwi movers and shakers will undertake a review of New Zealand public broadcasting in the wake of Campbell Live’s axing.

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