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
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WHRO Stands With Veterans Everyday

November 11, 2016 · On Veteran’s Day, we celebrate the bravery of those who have served in our armed forces and applaud the sacrifices they’ve endured to protect our
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25 Brilliant Public Television Halloween Costumes

October 26, 2016 · Still hunting for the perfect Halloween costume? We’ve got your public television Halloween costume inspiration right here. From public television’s beginnings to present day, here
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WNET Celebrates its Fifth Annual American Graduate Day

October 24, 2016 · We invited Kala DeStefano, Senior Community Engagement Coordinator for WNET’s New York City community liaison group, Friends of Thirteen, to share her experience participating in
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Status of Federal Public Media Funding

August 3, 2016 · Earlier this month, Senators and Representatives packed up their bags and returned home for August recess, but, before they left, they made critical decisions about
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Stations Help Bridge the Military-Civilian Divide through Veterans Coming Home

June 28, 2016 · We invited Malcolm Brett, who oversees Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio in his role as Director of Broadcast and Media Innovations at the
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A Beautiful Day to Honor Fred Rogers

April 21, 2016 · Neighbors, April 29, 2016 is going to be a beautiful day in the neighborhood! For the third year in a row, we are putting on
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7 Things You Should Know About the PBS Kids Service

September 16, 2015 · You may have heard reports about Sesame Street and HBO’s new five year deal to produce new episodes of Sesame Street. Don’t worry. Big Bird
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11 Fascinating Facts About Julia Child

August 15, 2015 · Today, we’re celebrating the anniversary of Julia Child‘s birthday. Julia brought French cuisine to American households with the debut of her cookbook Mastering the Art
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Ken Burns Celebrates Personal Historic Landmark

July 29, 2015 · This blog was originally published on Thursday, July 31, 2013. Today, one of our nation’s most respected and influential documentary filmmakers, Ken Burns, celebrates his
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A Look at WXPN’s Musicians on Call Program

November 20, 2014 · In many different ways, we celebrate Veterans Day to honor and remember our fellow Americans who have served our country. This week, we bring you
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