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  • 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...
  • 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...