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Digital Preservation for Public Broadcasting Webinar Recording is Available!

The following is a guest post by Rebecca Fraimow, National Digital Stewardship Resident at WGBH and the AAPB.

As the National Digital Stewardship Resident with WGBH and the AAPB, I’ve backed up a lot of drives, designed a lot of workflow diagrams, and written up a lot of documentation, but for my final deliverable for the residency, I got to do something with a slightly broader focus: create a webinar that focused on digital preservation concepts through the lens of the unique needs of a public broadcasting organization. 430 more words

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'Public Interests and Competition in Broadcasting'

The CCP seminar series continues on Friday 15th May when we are delighted to welcome our distinguished guest, Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics & WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management) 370 more words


Us & Them Podcast: Additional Thoughts

A few days ago I told you about “Us & Them,” a podcast hosted by Trey Kay and sponsored by West Virginia Public Broadcasting. After listening to the four episodes they put up yesterday, I still encourage you to download the show. 123 more words

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Photography in Appalachia

Who knew the guy who won a contest to be an MTV VJ 17 years ago would be at the center of a photography controversy in southern West Virginia? 598 more words

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Harper Brings CBC to Heel

The thing about public broadcasters is that governments too often get confused between “publicly-owned” and “state-owned.”

Technically, of course, there is no difference. Both are funded with tax dollars. 803 more words


Key questions on publicly funded 'broadcasting'

Stuff reports on John Key talking about publicly funded broadcasting, asking Would people watch publicly funded broadcast TV?

He said it was unclear whether there would be enough demand for a public broadcaster in New Zealand, similar to the ABC or BBC.

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Save Campbell Live largely resonates with people like myself: fans of John Campbell’s hard-hitting, left-leaning journalism but don’t watch it often – hence the low ratings. 561 more words

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