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September 16, 2011
The program, which aired on Tavis Smiley Reports, examines one of the most disturbing aspects of the education crisis facing America today — the increased dropout rate among Black teenage males. The broadcast is currently streaming on PBS.org a part of American Graduate, a public media initiative supported by CPB to help local communities across America…
June 27, 2011
A national webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 28 at 2pm ET to discuss plans for the next phase of the 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting campaign. More than 370,000 citizen advocates have joined the 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting campaign, surpassing the organization's original goal of securing 250,000 advocates. As a a…
June 27, 2011
This benchmark analysis, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and conducted by Market Trends Research, provides new insight into how independent radio, television, and online producers intersect relative to the rapidly evolving landscape of public media in the last three years. The report was commissioned by ITVS along with the…
June 2, 2011
The New York Times op-ed columnist is behind the recently announced primetime television special Half The Sky, which premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens in fall 2012.Last month, BTB unveiled ITVS and CPB’s investment in Half The Sky, a primetime television special and multi-platform project based on New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl…
May 25, 2011
Women and Girls Lead officially launched at last week's PBS Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Watch the below panel discussion on the multi-year public media campaign moderated by Patricia Harrison and featuring: Geena Davis, Paula Kerger, Sheryl WuDunn, and Abigail Disney.