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Corporation for Public Broadcasting The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) promotes the growth and development of public media in communities throughout America. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), a private, nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967, is the steward of the federal government's investment in public broadcasting.
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It helps support the operations of more than 1,500 locally owned and operated public television and radio stations nationwide. It is also the largest single source of funding for research, technology, and program development for public radio, television and related online services.

01/20/2021
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Follow along with PBS NewsHour for special coverage of the inauguration of Joe Biden, the 46th president of the United States.

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01/20/2021
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From tiny flags to empty chairs, here’s how different communities in the U.S. are memorializing the victims of the pandemic. (From PBS NewsHour)

WNYC and the Apollo Theater are bringing their annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative event to The Takeaway and Fac...
01/18/2021
WNYC Commemorates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | WNYC | New York Public Radio, Podcasts, Live Streaming Radio, News

WNYC and the Apollo Theater are bringing their annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative event to The Takeaway and Facebook Live this year. Access audio and video content on demand via WNYC online: https://www.wnyc.org/series/mlk-day

Each year, WNYC commemorates the legacy of the minister, civil rights leader and activist with events at the famous The Apollo Theater. Community leaders of every color, creed, and political lean join us to examine the long arc of King's life and mission, with conversations touching on voting ri...

01/18/2021
How It Feels To Be Free - American Masters

Explore the lives of six iconic African American entertainers who changed American culture through their films, fashion, music and politics. "How It Feels To Be Free" from the CPB-supported American Masters series premieres tonight on PBS at 9/8c (check your local #pubmedia station listings). #AmericanMastersPBS

01/18/2021

CPB celebrates #MichiganDay with the Great Lakes State's #pubmedia stations: 103.7 The Beat; WGVU; WNMU-TV PBS; WKAR - Public Media from Michigan State University; WCMU Public Media; WCMU Public Radio; Michigan Radio; WDET 101.9FM; WRCJ 90.9FM; WGVU Public Radio; Blue Lake Public Radio; Interlochen Public Radio; Delta College Public Media; Detroit Public Television; and WEMU 89.1. #StationMonday

This Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, deepen your understanding of the history of civil rights in America by listening t...
01/18/2021
Stories for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, deepen your understanding of the history of civil rights in America by listening to the voices of people who lived it and carry the legacy with them today. Visit the StoryCorps collection for stories in honor of Dr. King. https://storycorps.org/mlk/

A collection of conversations in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and stories of those who carry the legacy of the civil rights movement with them.

Detroit Public Television launched the Michigan Learning Channel this week. The statewide partnership is dedicated to re...
01/17/2021
Michigan Learning Channel - A Public Media Partnership

Detroit Public Television launched the Michigan Learning Channel this week. The statewide partnership is dedicated to remote learning content and resources to keep students engaged in education. Learn more: https://www.michiganlearning.org/#PubMediaEducates

The Michigan Learning Channel A statewide public television partnership offering instructional content to support the education of students and to provide alternative resources for families and teachers. About MLC Programming This free programming is being broadcast via special on-air channels estab...

You can watch full episodes of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" from 1969 on the Fred Rogers Productions site! New shows ar...
01/17/2021
Watch | Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

You can watch full episodes of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" from 1969 on the Fred Rogers Productions site! New shows are uploaded on the first & third Monday of every month. Watch here: https://misterrogers.org/watch/ #PubMediaInspires

Watch full-length Mister Rogers' Neighborhood programs. New episodes will be rotated in twice a month.

StoryCorps One Small Step public media initiative brings people together with opposing political views to find common gr...
01/17/2021
Strangers Talk in Hopes of Bridging Their Political Divides

StoryCorps One Small Step public media initiative brings people together with opposing political views to find common ground. In 2018, Tiffany Briseño and Israel Baryeshua met for the first time in Denver for a conversation. Listen this #StoryCorpsSunday https://storycorps.org/stories/strangers-talk-in-hopes-of-bridging-their-political-divides/

Israel Baryeshua and Tiffany Briseño come together to talk about how they disagree — and what they have in common — as participants in One Small Step, our new initiative that brings people together from opposite sides of the political divide.

If you're looking for news and information podcast to add to your playlist, check out Connecticut Public's "Disrupted" w...
01/16/2021
Disrupted

If you're looking for news and information podcast to add to your playlist, check out Connecticut Public's "Disrupted" with Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean, who explores how we make sense of the year's disruptions and the things we need to consider on a path toward recovery. #PodcastSaturday https://www.npr.org/podcasts/945666877/disrupted

Most of us entered 2020 assuming that the decennial Census, an impeachment trial, and the Presidential election would be the key defining political moments of the year. Six months in, however, and the global COVID-19 pandemic and uprisings over police violence have captured the public square in a wa...

PBS39 and Lafayette College have partnered since 2012 on the series “Lafayette Lens.” Watch the video segments produced ...
01/16/2021
Lafayette Lens

PBS39 and Lafayette College have partnered since 2012 on the series “Lafayette Lens.” Watch the video segments produced by students this fall focused on political and policy issues. #PubMediaEducates https://www.wlvt.org/television/lafayette-lens/

Lehigh Valley Public Media, home of PBS39, partnered with Lafayette College’s Policy Studies Program to produce “Lafayette Lens."

PBS and the Smithsonian are collaborating to bring standards-aligned content to educators for free via PBS LearningMedia...
01/16/2021
PBS and Smithsonian to Provide Free Content to Educators

PBS and the Smithsonian are collaborating to bring standards-aligned content to educators for free via PBS LearningMedia. Learn more about the partnership and curated collection. https://www.pbs.org/about/about-pbs/blogs/news/pbs-and-smithsonian-to-provide-free-content-to-educators/ #PubMediaEducates PBS Teachers

Today, PBS announced a new collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution to bring learning-ready content to PreK-12 grade educators nationwide on PBS LearningMedia.

CPB and the entire public media family mourn the loss of a national treasure in Joanne Rogers. Patricia Harrison, presid...
01/15/2021

CPB and the entire public media family mourn the loss of a national treasure in Joanne Rogers. Patricia Harrison, president and chief executive officer of CPB, made the following statement today: https://www.cpb.org/pressroom/CPB-Statement-Passing-Joanne-Rogers

Photo by Jim Judkis, courtesy of Fred Rogers Productions.

“I think children years and years to come will continue to have his dream.” Clara Jean Ester witnessed Dr. Martin Luther...
01/15/2021
“He Did His Own Eulogy”: An Eyewitness Recalls Dr. King’s Final Speech

“I think children years and years to come will continue to have his dream.” Clara Jean Ester witnessed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. give his final speech in Memphis in 1968. Now 72, Clara sat down with StoryCorps to remember Dr. King’s final days. Listen today in memoriam. https://storycorps.org/stories/he-did-his-own-eulogy-an-eyewitness-recalls-dr-kings-final-speech/

Clara Jean Ester, 72, remembers bearing witness to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final speech in 1968, and rushing to his side the next day when he was assassinated.

CPB's Public Media Thought Leader Forum kicks off the 2021 NETA - National Educational Telecommunications Association Co...
01/14/2021
It's Time to Set Up Your Conference Profile! | 2021 NETA Conference & CPB Public Leader Thought Leader Forum

CPB's Public Media Thought Leader Forum kicks off the 2021 NETA - National Educational Telecommunications Association Conference on January 25. Don’t wait until the last minute to set up your profile. Sign up by January 20 for a seamless experience. https://mailchi.mp/netaonline/its-time-to-set-up-your-conference-profile-2021-neta-conference-cpb-public-leader-thought-leader-forum

Once stations have registered it is up to the individual to register for the conference in order to gain access to the conference platform and the assets after the conference. If your station has registered, you will be given a code to complete your registration.  Not sure if your station has regi...

#OnThisDay in 1784, the Treaty of Paris was ratified. With resource materials from the US National Archives available on...
01/14/2021
Treaty of Paris (1783) and Resource Materials | PBS LearningMedia

#OnThisDay in 1784, the Treaty of Paris was ratified. With resource materials from the US National Archives available on PBS Learning Media, students learn how the treaty officially ended the American Revolutionary War. PBS Teachers https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/4d0ee103-ae33-45c5-bacc-36ba45d91694/4d0ee103-ae33-45c5-bacc-36ba45d91694/

This document includes images of the 1783 Treaty of Paris. This treaty, signed on September 3, 1783, between the American colonies and Great Britain, ended the American Revolution and formally recognized the United States as an independent nation.

PBS Teachers
01/14/2021
PBS Teachers

PBS Teachers

What is the American Dream and how it has changed over time? Help students explore these questions by analyzing personal narratives shared to the PBS American Portrait platform.

01/13/2021
Student Reporting Labs

The CPB-supported Student Reporting Labs will present a special livestream event, "We the Young People," tomorrow at 7pm ET on PBS NewsHour's digital platforms. Learn more.

What’s important to young people as the country heads towards a new presidential administration just days from now?

WATCH ‘We the Young People: Teen Inauguration Special’ Thursday, Jan. 14 at 7 pm ET: bit.ly/WetheYoungPeople

Since 2019, NPR's podcast and radio show Throughline has been going behind the headlines, putting events into historical...
01/13/2021
Let Throughline Help You Make Sense of This Moment

Since 2019, NPR's podcast and radio show Throughline has been going behind the headlines, putting events into historical context. They offer a roundup of episodes to help us better understand this moment. #PubMediaInforms https://www.npr.org/2021/01/13/956165024/let-throughline-help-you-make-sense-of-this-moment

Since 2019, NPR's podcast and radio show Throughline has been putting events into historical context. Here are some episodes we think might help us better understand this moment.

Public media colleagues: The virtual platform for the 2021 NETA - National Educational Telecommunications Association Co...
01/12/2021
It's Time to Set Up Your Conference Profile! | 2021 NETA Conference & CPB Public Leader Thought Leader Forum

Public media colleagues: The virtual platform for the 2021 NETA - National Educational Telecommunications Association Conference and CPB Public Media Thought Leader Forum is now live! Visit to set up your profile and preview the exciting lineup of sessions focused on public media’s path forward connecting with diverse publics and strengthening our civil society.
https://mailchi.mp/netaonline/its-time-to-set-up-your-conference-profile-2021-neta-conference-cpb-public-leader-thought-leader-forum

Once stations have registered it is up to the individual to register for the conference in order to gain access to the conference platform and the assets after the conference. If your station has registered, you will be given a code to complete your registration.  Not sure if your station has regi...

CPB has awarded Southern California Public Radio (SCPR)/ KPCC a two-year grant to advance the growth of LAist, SCPR’s po...
01/12/2021
Southern California Public Radio Secures $500,000 Grant From the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

CPB has awarded Southern California Public Radio (SCPR)/ KPCC a two-year grant to advance the growth of LAist, SCPR’s podcast development and production division, and its mission to address the content needs of young and underserved audiences. Learn more: https://www.cpb.org/pressroom/Southern-California-Public-Radio-Secures-500000-Grant-Corporation-Public-Broadcasting #PubMediaEngages

Grant to Support the Overall Operation of LAist Studios and the Development of Content that Represents the Diversity of Southern California

The four-part PBS American Portrait documentary series capturing the story of 2020 through the voices of everyday people...
01/12/2021
PBS American Portrait

The four-part PBS American Portrait documentary series capturing the story of 2020 through the voices of everyday people from every U.S. state and territory continues on PBS tonight (check local listings). The CPB-supported series airs every Tuesday this January as part of PBS’ 50th anniversary celebration. #PubMediaEngages #PBS50 #AmericanPortraitPBS www.pbs.org/americanportrait

PBS American Portrait is a national storytelling project that asks people all over the country to submit their stories by responding to thought provoking prompts.

01/11/2021
American Experience | PBS

American Experience | PBS

Discover the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose work helped lay the foundation for codebreaking today.

Watch THE CODEBREAKER on PBS or online beginning tonight at 9/8c → pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/codebreaker

Arkansas public media stations provide free and commercial-free educational and information services throughout The Natu...
01/11/2021

Arkansas public media stations provide free and commercial-free educational and information services throughout The Natural State. Find yours this #StationMonday. Arkansas PBS, Red River Radio, KUAF 91.3 Public Radio, KUAR 89.1/klre 90.5 Public Radio and KASU Public Radio. #ArkansasDay

01/10/2021
StoryCorps

How do you want to be remembered? Listen to this touching StoryCorps reflection on leaving a legacy of compassion. #StoryCorpsSunday #PubMediaEngages

Thompson Williams remembers his father as being larger than life. As a tribal leader of the Caddo Nation and a veteran of WWII, he taught Thompson lessons on compassion and morals. storycor.ps/2VoSP6W

Public media station Vegas PBS and Well Beings will host a free virtual event and live panel discussion entitled “Youth ...
01/08/2021
WELL BEINGS AND VEGAS PBS TO HOST VIRTUAL EVENT ON MENTAL HEALTH AND PROVIDE LOCAL RESOURCES

Public media station Vegas PBS and Well Beings will host a free virtual event and live panel discussion entitled “Youth Mental Health: How You Can Help” with mental health experts, community leaders, and PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs students on Tuesday 1/12. Learn more. #PubMediaEngages https://www.vegaspbs.org/blogs/newsroom-2020/newsroom-well-beings-and-vegas-pbs-to-host-virtual-event-on-mental-health/

WELL BEINGS AND VEGAS PBS TO HOST VIRTUAL EVENT ON MENTAL HEALTH AND PROVIDE LOCAL RESOURCES

PBS KIDS
01/07/2021
PBS KIDS

PBS KIDS

How do you talk to your children about scary news events? Encourage your kids to share what they already know, let them ask questions, and offer simple, age-appropriate information.

Bluegrass banjo prodigy Earl Scruggs was born #OnThisDay in 1924. When he joined Bill Monroe's band as a 21 year-old, he...
01/06/2021
Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music | Earl Scruggs Joins Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys

Bluegrass banjo prodigy Earl Scruggs was born #OnThisDay in 1924. When he joined Bill Monroe's band as a 21 year-old, he revolutionized what people thought was possible from the banjo. Learn more via this clip from a KET - Kentucky Educational Television special. #PubMediaEducates https://www.pbs.org/video/earl-scruggs-joins-bill-monroe-and-blue-grass-boys-qamwwt/

Earl Scruggs revolutionized what people thought was possible from the banjo.

WPBT2 South Florida PBS and WXEL - South Florida PBS received ten 2020 NATAS Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards for outstandin...
01/06/2021
SOUTH FLORIDA PBS Celebrates Suncoast Emmy Winners

WPBT2 South Florida PBS and WXEL - South Florida PBS received ten 2020 NATAS Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards for outstanding local productions. Changing Seas, now on its 13th year, garnered three awards in the Environment category. Congratulations! #PubMediaInforms https://communitynewspapers.com/featured/south-florida-pbs-celebrates-suncoast-emmy-winners-2/

South Florida PBS (WPBT & WXEL) is honored to have received 10 Suncoast 2020 Emmy Awards during the virtual ceremony on Saturday, December 12th. “We are humbled, and it is very gratifying to be…

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