Why the House Labor-H Bill Threatens Public Media

This post was updated on July 11, 2024. The Fiscal Year 2025 House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor-HHS-Education) bill proposes defunding core
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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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Thank You for a Successful 2018

December 20, 2018 · As 2018 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for taking action to protect federal funding for public media this year. Together,
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WFDD Helps Students Share Their Unique Stories

June 11, 2018 · “This was the first time I talked with my mom about this,” said a recent student of WFDD’s Radio 101 program, unprompted and nonchalant. This
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Public Radio Stations Fill Local Void in Big Cities

March 14, 2018 · In November 2017, beloved local news sites Gothamist, DCist and LAist abruptly shut down risking the loss of neighborhood storytelling and community reporting in some
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The House Budget Defunds Public Media

March 26, 2015 · We’ll start with the bad news first. On March 25, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its annual Budget Resolution, calling for an end
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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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Five Public Radio Podcasts You Should Know About

November 7, 2014 · Many of you are probably aware of some of public radio’s more popular podcasts whether it is Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me!, Pop Culture Happy
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