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  • 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...
  • Pistoleros asesinan a un periodista en el noroeste de Colombia

    BOGOTÁ (Reuters) - Un periodista fue asesinado el martes por pistoleros en un pueblo del noroeste de Colombia, en un crimen al parecer cometido por bandas vinculadas con el narcotráfico que evidencia el riesgo que corren los reporteros en remotas regiones...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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-...
  • 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.......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marian McPartland dies at 95; pioneering female jazz pianist

    Marian McPartland, a jazz pianist and composer whose radio show "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" was National Public Radio's longest running and most widely carried jazz program, has died. She was 95. McPartland died of natural causes Tuesday night at...
  • WUCF TV: Heads of PBS, CPB recommended new boss

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: A TV executive named last week to oversee WUCF TV drew enthusiastic recommendations, although she did have detractors for her work in New Mexico. Polly Anderson will join Orlando's PBS station as executive director in February....