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  • Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?

    Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?
    Most undocumented immigrants in the United States try to keep a low profile, for some pretty obvious reasons. If you’re here contrary to immigration laws, the last thing you want to do is give immigration agents the opportunity to sweep you up and...
  • WUCF TV receives $200,000 grant to tackle dropout crisis

    WUCF TV receives $200,000 grant to tackle dropout crisis
    WUCF TV, Orlando's PBS station, has received a $200,000 grant to help at-risk youth reach education goals. The initiative will allow WUCF during the next two years to produce local content to complement national programming and to profile local leaders...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Celebrity Attorney Bruce Ramer Feted by Bet Tzedek

    Bruce Ramer, attorney to celebrities, was among the honorees at the Bet Tzedek dinner gala Wednesday night at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel in Century City. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Bet Tzedek provides pro bono legal services to low-...
  • Public TV Groups Chide FCC Airwave Auction for Not Ensuring Station Reach

    PBS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Assn. of Public Television Stations are chiding the FCC for not ensuring that all viewers will have access to free public television after it conducts its auction of broadcast airwaves for wireless use....
  • Television Pioneer CPTV Turns 50

    Half a century ago, Connecticut Public Television wasn't the award-winning TV producer and presenter it is today. It wasn't even "Public Television." It was Connecticut Educational Television. Located in the basement of Trinity College's library, Channel...
  • PBS airs anti-Israel films

    PBS, a recipient of federal funds through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is required to sustain "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature." In addition, according to the PBS...
  • PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'

    PBS Counting On Connecticut Fifth Grader In New Show 'Peg + Cat'
    Every other week or so, fifth-grader Hayley Faith Negrin of Weston hops on a Metro North train with her mom after school and heads to a studio in Brooklyn. Somewhere along the way, the perky 10-year-old becomes the even perkier and younger voice of...
  • The Crowd: And the winner for Best Entree is ...

    The Crowd: And the winner for Best Entree is ...
    It is the Oscar celebration for the culinary world. Known as the Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner, an annual tribute to the culinary arts named for the late famous American chef was presented May 1 in Costa Mesa at the incomparable AnQi by...
  • Best of the Web

     
    Continuing along the path of “big-picture” story telling, this week’s selections look at projects that are built out of collaboration. It is the combination of individual experiences and stories, that when told together give a wider...
  • New math preschool series debuts on PBS39

     
    PBS KIDS’ newest animated preschool series that teaches preschoolers math PEG + CAT premieres todat at 10 a.m. on PBS39. The show follows the spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational.......