Last updated January 11, 2019
You can sign up for the Program to receive text messages when public media funding is threatened by (a) providing your phone number through our Facebook chatbot to receive text messages when public media funding is threatened, (b) requesting, through a check box on our website, that we send you text messages about the campaign to save public media funding, or (c) texting PUBLIC, PUBLICMEDIA and/or PUBLIC MEDIA to 52886. If you provide your phone number through our Facebook chatbot or request, through a check box on our website, that we send you text messages, we will ask you to confirm your subscription to the Program by replying “YES” to a text from 52886. If you do not reply “YES,” you will not be subscribed to the Program.
Message frequency will vary depending on how often public media funding is threatened and your interactions with the Program. You expressly agree that ProtectMyPublicMedia.org, the co-managers of ProtectMyPublicMedia.org (American Coalition for Public Radio (“ACPR”) and APTS Action, Inc. (“APTS Action”)), and their representatives can use automatic telephone dialing systems or other technology to send text messages with Program content to the telephone number you use to enroll even if it is listed on federal, state, provincial or other “Do Not Call” lists.
ProtectMyPublicMedia.org does not charge a fee to receive text messages but standard carrier Message and Data Rates May Apply. Check your mobile carrier plan for details.
To stop receiving messages from the Program at any time, reply STOP to any message you receive or text the keyword STOP to 52886. You agree that we may send you a final message to confirm receipt of your STOP request. If you unsubscribe from the Program, you may continue to receive text messages through any other text message program you have joined with ACPR, APTS Action, National Public Radio, Inc. (“NPR”), America’s Public Television Stations (“APTS”), local NPR and Public Broadcasting Service (“PBS”) member stations, or national or local distributors and producers that have contributed content to ProtectMyPublicMedia.org. You acknowledge that our Program platform may not recognize and respond to unsubscribe requests that do not include the STOP keyword command and you agree that ProtectMyPublicMedia.org, co-managers ACPR and APTS Action, NPR, APTS, local NPR and PBS member stations, or national or local distributors and producers that have contributed content to ProtectMyPublicMedia.org, and their service providers will have no liability for failing to honor such requests.
For Program assistance, reply HELP to any Program message you receive or text the keyword HELP to 52886. You can also contact our member assistance team by going to https://protectmypublicmedia.org/contact/.
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Changes to Program and Terms
We reserve the right to terminate or change the Program at any time. We also reserve the right to change these Text Message Terms and Conditions at any time and such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. Your continued enrollment in the Program following such changes shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.