The Debate Over Public Media Funding Continues

The debate over public media funding continues. Ahead of September 30, the end of the current fiscal year, Congress passed a stopgap measure that funds
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PBS Kids Adds Peg + Cat to Teach Kids Math

October 18, 2013 · Peg + Cat Opening Sequence. Video credit: Idaho PTV What does Peg + Cat equal? It equals girls and boys who are good at math!
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Guest Post: This American Life and the Joy of Great Radio

October 10, 2013 · This week is a Protect My Public Media first – we’ve invited blogger Grace of the Cultural Life blog to share her post, “The joy
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Bill Nye the Science Guy on DWTS Reminds Us Why PBS Rules

October 3, 2013 ·   Video: Bill Nye the Science Guy and partner Tyne Stecklein dancing to “Weird Science” on the first episode of DWTS. This week, Dancing with
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Three Public Radio Podcasts We Can’t Stop Listening To

September 25, 2013 · As a Texas native, I typically listen to public radio in my car, enjoying those moments when I’m laughing way too hard at Peter Sagal for
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How Public TV Keeps Us Safe During Emergencies

September 20, 2013 ·   Twelve years ago we experienced one of the greatest tragedies on American soil, the attacks of September 11th. We learned many lessons from 9/11.
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Eat Chinese Takeout? ‘Planet Takeout’ Has A Story For You

September 12, 2013 · It’s a rainy night, you get home from work late, and nothing is prepared for dinner. Where do you turn? Maybe you reach for the
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Public Television Stations Share Local March on Washington Stories

August 29, 2013 · This week, our nation honors the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a key event in the Civil
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Public Media Honors the March on Washington

August 27, 2013 · This week marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and public media stations nationwide are airing a series of programs and hosting online events and activities to commemorate this watershed event in civil rights history.
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Three Ways You Can Help Public Media This Summer

August 20, 2013 · A couple weeks ago, news outlets like The New York Times reported that a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would cut all federal
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Five Things You Didn’t Know about Public Television

August 8, 2013 · 1. Over the course of a year, nearly 79% of all U.S. television households – and 200 million people – watch PBS. Americans also stream
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