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Dec 13, 2019
Scrappy Experiments Pursue New Revenues
Amid the tough reality of vanishing dollars supporting today’s rapidly changing news ecosystem, public radio is confronting newfound competition for funding.
Nov 20, 2019
Should We Disrupt Public Media to Create More Local News?
Approximately 5% of appropriation is designated to increase national radio programming.
Nov 12, 2019
Quid Pro Quo? Or Blackmail, Bribery, Extortion?
The focus should be on educating the public about what the Constitution says and how the conduct applies.
Oct 30, 2019
Can We Ask the Right Questions – And Hear the Answers?
Advice from a community listener for public media's "Listening To America" election listening project
Oct 10, 2019
Should Journalists Advocate for Democracy?
The Purple Project for Democracy bills itself as a “non-partisan coalition, campaign and movement to rediscover and recommit to democratic values and institutions.”
Sep 26, 2019
The Headaches of Streaming PBS Programs
Options include PBS Passport, PBS Video App, PBS NewsHour app, PBS KIDS app and local station apps, with YouTube TV availability on the way.
Sep 04, 2019
When Bias Plays to Different Ears
NewsHour interview with acting director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is questioned
Aug 06, 2019
Plugging the News Gaps – Statewide
Vermont Public Radio changes its lineup to focus on local reporting.
Jul 18, 2019
The R-Word Stakes a Claim in Public Media
In the last couple of days, journalists were once again tasked with deciding whether to apply the term “racist” – vs. the softer “racially tinged” or “racially charged” – to describe inflammatory tweets made by President Trump.