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  • PBS coming to town, but what happens to PBS lineup in Orlando?

     
    PBS will hold its annual meeting in Orlando next month, shortly after public broadcaster WMFE announced it is selling Channel 24. How do you like that for irony? The big question is what happens to PBS programming in Orlando....
  • Jim Lehrer stepping down from PBS anchor desk

     
    Jim Lehrer, the dean of TV news anchors and a beacon of journalistic values in a sea of media change, is stepping down after 36 years from the PBS anchor desk, he announced Thursday. Lehrer has been a regular at the PBS anchor desk in one form or...
  • Proceeds from WMFE’s sale of Channel 24 will pay bills

     
    WMFE has bills to pay, including $700,000 it owes to PBS for 2011 programming dues, WMFE boss Jose Fajardo says. But that's not all. "At this time WMFE is negotiating with several different state and federal agencies," Fajardo said in an email. "The...
  • Kansas governor eliminates state's arts funding

     
    Kansas has become the first state to eliminate funding for its state arts agency, pushing for privatization....
  • Denzel Washington takes graduation crusade to ‘PBS NewsHour’

     
    The news program and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are tackling the dropout problem through an 18-month reporting project called American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen. Viewers will see "NewsHour" correspondents looking at the dropout probem...
  • Tom Petty on lending a hand to underdog radio station KCSN-FM* [Updated]

     
    Tom Petty discusses lending a hand to radio station KCSN-FM (88.5) at Cal State Northridge, where he and his band the Heartbreakers will play at an Oct. 29 benefit....
  • WMFE: 90.7 FM will continue if TV station isn’t sold

     
    He noted that WMFE-FM has had two successful fund drives since announcing in April that it would sell WMFE-TV and concentrate on radio. "In June, we raised over $240,000 against a $230,000 goal, and just a few weeks ago, we raised just over $130,000...
  • Mitt Romney would cut federal cultural agencies by half

     
    Mitt Romney says he would cut funding in half for the NEA and NEH if elected. He also sought to restrain cultural spending as Massachusetts governor....
  • Carole Nolan, 1932-2012

     
    Former WBEZ-FM 91.5 PR director Merillee Clark Redmond has sent over this remembrance Carole Nolan, who transformed the station from a sleepy, part-time classroom-of-the-air outlet to a full-service public radion station, died early this morning at age...
  • Big Bird gets the big bucks

     
    Carroll Spinney, who has played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since (Sesame Street's) inception, earned more than $314,000 in compensation in 2011, according to the organization's 990 form.....Jonathan Berr, MSN Money The column puts the Big Bird issue...
  • 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....