| Oct 7, 2013
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.......
| Mar 10, 2011
— Vivian Schiller's resignation as president and chief executive of National Public Radio comes at a perilous time for the public broadcaster, as Republicans in Congress press ahead with plans to slice its federal lifeline.
Schiller's exit on...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:45 AM
The recent controversy surrounding National Public Radio, in which a conservative operative caught top executives disparaging conservative groups and offering to protect a controversial donor, could not have come at a worse time for WVPE.
| Mar 15, 2011
| 1:45 AM
SOUTH BEND -- WVPE is not the only local public media station that would be affected by cuts to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
According to President and General Manager Mary Pruess, PBS member station WNIT Television receives about one-...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 1:56 PM
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) was formed with the passage of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. As stated by President Lyndon Johnson when he signed the bill into law, while the CPB will receive support from the government, it will be...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:40 PM
If life is a banquet, playwright and actor Al Letson doesn't let a crumb go to waste.
"I do a lot of autobiographical work," said the author of "Crumbs," currently on the boards at Theatre Project. "I am concerned with the truth, if not the literal...
| Feb 6, 2011
Reality Is Broken
Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
Penguin Press: 388 pp., $26.95
As a nongamer, avowed Luddite and mother of a 7-year-old who is mesmerically attracted to anything with a screen, I was...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 12:52 PM
Stanley Harrison, a communications and writing teacher who edited a scholarly journal about H.L. Mencken, died of cardiac arrest after a stroke April 5 at the home of a friend in Miami Beach, Fla. He was 81 and lived in Florida and Woodbine.
Born in East...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
With the primaries in full swing, the cowboy poetry festival and Big Bird have returned to the news.
The Nevada festival is the most recent whipping boy for those who oppose government funding of the arts. Mitt Romney joined this chorus by suggesting...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 3:00 AM
For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 6:45 AM
Why do I feel that opera talk show host Lisa Simeone is the sacrificial lamb after being fired for supporting Occupy Wall Street in her private life? ("Lisa Simeone confirms her firing from public radio's 'Soundprint' show," Oct. 21).
Putting aside the...