2021: A Review of Public Media Advocacy

It has been a year. 2021 brought a new Administration and Congress as well as continued concerns about how public media could survive the pandemic.
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2021: A Review of Public Media Advocacy

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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
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Congress Passes Relief for Public Media Stations

March 10, 2021 · Across the country, public media stations are the heart of their communities, acting as classrooms and forums for civil dialogue and local connection connection –
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Public Media’s Brightest Moments of 2020

December 17, 2020 · As 2020 ends, we look back on public media’s brightest moments throughout the year. Public Media Stations Adjust to Safely Serve Their Communities In response
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FPREN: Keeping Florida Connected in Times of Crisis

October 28, 2020 · The “Florida Public Radio Emergency Network” or “FPREN,” can be considered public radio’s most ambitious and successful effort in serving coastal states, providing public media audiences with critically important lifesaving multiplatform content before, during, and after hurricanes and other significant weather events.
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Congress Approves a Continuing Resolution

September 30, 2020 · Today, Congress approved a Continuing Resolution (CR), a short-term funding measure that keeps the government and its programs, including support for public media, funded at roughly last year’s spending levels through December 11, 2020.
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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.
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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.
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House Endorses Increased Public Media Funding

July 31, 2020 · This week, the full House of Representatives approved an appropriations package that provides increased federal funding for your local public media stations. Public Media Funding
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Senate Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding

July 27, 2020 · The Senate’s coronavirus relief bill, which was released today, includes $175 million emergency funding for your public radio and television stations. We’re enormously grateful for
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Alaska Public Media: Local Focus, Wide Reach

May 20, 2019 · Alaska Public Media, a network of local public radio and television stations, reaches 97% of the state, telling Alaskans’ stories and connecting communities on state
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