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  • 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...
  • NPR president's resignation fuels foes of public broadcasting funding

    NPR president's resignation fuels foes of public broadcasting funding
    — 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...
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  • Public radio serves all the people

    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...
  • Playing with 'Crumbs'

    Playing with 'Crumbs'
    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...
  • Book review: 'Reality Is Broken'

    Book review: 'Reality Is Broken'
    Reality Is Broken Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World Jane McGonigal 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...
  • NPR, like Obama's White House, has concerns about Fox News and its Mara Liasson appearing there

     
    Politico reports the radio network asks Mara Liasson to reconsider her participation on the cable news channel's panel discussions. She will continue....
  • KPCC opens up new $24.5-million studios in Pasadena

     
    KPCC, the radio station in Pasadena that carries NPR programs to Southern California, celebrated the grand opening its new $24.5-million studios Saturday. The grand opening represents a major expansion for the station, which is moving out of its cramped,...
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting to fund Central Florida journalism

     
    Coming soon from public broadcasting: Local Journalism Centers, including one in Central Florida. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting unveiled the plan this morning to bolster local reporting around the country. The centers will feature teams of...
  • Public broadcasting seeks experienced journalists for Central Florida project

     
    Coming soon from public broadcasting: Local Journalism Centers, including one based in Tampa to cover health-care issues in Central Florida. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting unveiled the plan this morning to bolster local reporting around the...