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WMFE R.I.P.?new

As Orlando's sole PBS-member station prepares to sell out to a religious broadcaster, the community wonders what’s next for public television in the region.
Orlando Weekly  |  Erin Sullivan  |  06-01-2011  |  Media

Boxed Innew

Can Vermont Public Television survive in a changing media landscape?
Seven Days  |  Megan James  |  04-29-2011  |  Media

The Muppet Revoltnew

Jim DeMint vs. talking animals and monsters.
Charleston City Paper  |  Greg Hambrick  |  02-21-2011  |  Politics

Ken Burns Worships America's Spiritual Resource in His Latest Docnew

His PBS 12-hour epic The National Parks: America's Best Idea is a selective chronicle of the evolution of the National Parks system and the changing roles protected lands have played in American culture since Congress validated Yosemite in 1864.
Boston Phoenix  |  Clif Garboden  |  09-24-2009  |  TV

PBS Puts a Human Face on Native American Historynew

In terms of exposition, inspiration, and cross-cultural outreach, you can think of We Shall Remain as the Native American Eyes on the Prize. Like that landmark documentary, this series reminds us that true glory lies in the honest histories of people, not the manipulated histories of governments.
Boston Phoenix  |  Clif Garboden  |  04-08-2009  |  TV

Jon Wilkman Talks About His PBS Doc 'Chicano Rock'

PBS documentary traces the music of the Mexican-Americans who ride up and down Whittier Blvd.
NUVO  |  Marc D. Allan  |  12-04-2008  |  TV

More News from PBS: 'Worldfocus' Makes its Debutnew

PBS has a new new nightly show, Worldfocus, which debuted nationally Oct. 6. The half-hour news program features what anchorman Martin Savidge calls "compelling stories gleaned and gathered from all around the world, brought back to Americans in a way that really matters."
Orlando Weekly  |  Marc D. Allan  |  10-07-2008  |  TV

New Doc on PBS Sheds Light on our Looming Water Crisisnew

Jim Thebaut's new documentary takes on the water crisis in the American Southwest, in particular on the oft-overlooked Indian reservations.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  T.R. Witcher  |  10-03-2008  |  TV

Pat's Pass: Why the Buchanan Double Standard?new

Come on, media colleagues. Do some Google searching, read his books, and take a stand. Otherwise, there's only one conclusion viewers can come to: that MSNBC and PBS tacitly endorse Pat Buchanan's racist perspective.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Liz Spikol  |  09-08-2008  |  Commentary

Bye, Bye Birdie?new

A House subcommittee has proposed cutting nearly $100 million from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's budget.
LEO Weekly  |  Elizabeth Kramer  |  06-26-2006  |  Media

Lion's Dennew

Documentary film A Lion in the House is an unflinching portrait of pediatric illness and adversity.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  06-15-2006  |  TV

PBS or just BS?

A GOP-run CPB means the USA is SOL. Only an ideologue would miss the point that publicly funded broadcasting is good for the public.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Courtney Haden  |  06-21-2005  |  Media

Targeting NPRnew

Despite studies that show public radio’s audience is diverse and its news coverage bias-free, the White House’s hatchet man threatens our most vital source of broadcast news.
Boston Phoenix  |  Dan Kennedy  |  06-07-2005  |  Media

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