Senate Draft Legislation Proposes Increased Public Media Funding

Recently released Senate draft legislation proposes increased public media funding – almost matching the House Appropriations Committee’s recommendations unveiled earlier this summer. The Scoop About
Read More
Senate Appropriations Committee Room

Community Engagement Archive

Featured image for “The Case for Investing in Public Media Infrastructure”

The Case for Investing in Public Media Infrastructure

September 3, 2021 · Throughout the pandemic, local public radio and television stations have kept Americans connected to classrooms, educational resources, local and national news, and public safety communications.
Read More
Featured image for “How Public TV Stations Supported Summer Learning”

How Public TV Stations Supported Summer Learning

August 19, 2021 · Throughout the pandemic, public media stations in all 50 states and U.S. territories have stepped up to provide at-home learning services for pre-K through 12th
Read More
Featured image for “A Reflection: 10 Years of Protecting Public Media”

A Reflection: 10 Years of Protecting Public Media

December 10, 2020 · Ten years ago, 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting, the predecessor to Protect My Public Media, was launched. Recognizing the challenges ahead, our grassroots network
Read More
Featured image for “How Public Media Stations Increase Remote Learning”

How Public Media Stations Increase Remote Learning

November 24, 2020 · Following the broad school closures due to COVID-19 in March, local public media stations quickly transitioned to provide at-home learning services to pre-K through 12th
Read More
Featured image for “Federal Funding for Public Media Update”

Federal Funding for Public Media Update

September 9, 2020 · Congress is returning to Washington, D.C. after their August recess to pass a spending measure before the end of the current fiscal year on September 30. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can protect your public media’s funding.
Read More
Featured image for “Rural Public Radio During COVID-19: A Critical Platform For Audiences And Artists”

Rural Public Radio During COVID-19: A Critical Platform For Audiences And Artists

September 3, 2020 · From Zoom dances to virtual concerts, and more, see some of the creative initiatives taken on by rural public radio stations to provide music, entertainment, and relief for families and local artists during these difficult times.
Read More
Featured image for “Public Media’s Support Letters Circulating in Congress”

Public Media’s Support Letters Circulating in Congress

March 5, 2020 · In response to the Administration’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget proposal to eliminate federal funding for public media, tens of thousands of communications were sent
Read More
Featured image for “How Public Media Serves Veterans”

How Public Media Serves Veterans

November 11, 2018 · Public media is dedicated to serving veterans. Public radio and television stations provide local programs and outreach events that support civic conversations about veterans, their
Read More
Featured image for “Ready To Learn: How Public TV is Closing the Achievement Gap”

Ready To Learn: How Public TV is Closing the Achievement Gap

June 7, 2018 · What is Ready To Learn? Ready To Learn is a federally funded grant program that empowers local public television stations nationwide to help close the
Read More
Featured image for “President’s Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding”

President’s Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding

February 12, 2018 · President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. Specifically, the budget eliminates funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which distributes critical
Read More