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  • 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....
  • 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...