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Do Your Loved Ones Suffer from Dread Of Old Movies (DOOM) Syndrome?

We’ve all been there: That moment when you’ve cozily settled into the sofa as a classic film is coming on… and you can already feel the impatient fidgeting, hear the discontented sighs, catch a quick glimpse of the eye-rolling going on around you. 223 more words

Movie Briefs

A true national discussion: social media's role in America After Charleston

On September 20, PBS broadcast “America After Charleston,” a town-hall special that explored the many issues propelled into public discourse after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. 566 more words


Skip to 12:00 for the theme song. I have been (mis)remembering this for years!

Also, who knew this was Mississippi educational TV?

Daily Earworm

Public Radio and TV Can Become So Much More Online Than it Has Been on The Air

Let us reimagine the “public” in public media — not because we must, but because now we can.

Public media can now mean supporting the media the public makes. 919 more words

Social platform updates (and trends to keep an eye on)

I write a weekly roundup of what’s changed in social media for WGBH’s national producers, and have decided to begin sharing the wider lessons here on my blog. 487 more words

Social Media

PBS To Provide Live Online Coverage of National Book Festival

First Live Steaming Book Festival Airs September 5

As dozens of bestselling authors and thousands of book fans converge on Washington, DC this Labor Day weekend for the 15th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival, PBS Book View Now will be there to provide audiences nationwide with comprehensive coverage of the all-day literary event.

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