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2011-08-16 10:10:00

THIRTEEN Arts offers users a free, curated guide to the best cultural events and exhibitions in and around New York City NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, announced the launch of THIRTEEN Arts (http://www.thirteen.org/mobile), the first mobile app from New York's public media provider available for both iPhone and Android. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110324/DC71112LOGO )...

2011-08-04 17:16:00

Milestone Season Of Nature Leads Primetime Wednesdays On PBS Exclusive content and streaming videos available at pbs.org/nature NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the most watched documentary film series on public television, Nature will lead primetime Wednesdays on PBS beginning this fall with Radioactive Wolves on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 8 p.m. (ET) on PBS (check local listings). The season premiere will examine Chernobyl's resurgence of wildlife since the...

2011-07-19 12:10:00

Parties sign Memorandum of Understanding; Will Share Board Members NEW YORK, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Media NJ (PMNJ), the newly-formed nonprofit company that manages NJTV, and The Foundation for New Jersey Public Broadcasting, which raised more than one hundred million dollars for NJTV's predecessor over the past two decades, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together for the good of the citizens of New Jersey. The collaboration provides for...

2011-07-11 09:23:00

MetroFocus begins online, with broadcast and mobile application to follow NEW YORK, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 11th, WNET New York Public Media launched the MetroFocus website (http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus) marking the first phase of a multiplatform initiative to bring local news and culture coverage to the tri-state region. First announced by WNET in March 2011, MetroFocus is an online, broadcast and mobile magazine that covers local news, culture, and...

2011-06-06 10:57:00

Recommendation to be reviewed and voted on by NJ state legislature within 15 days TRENTON, N.J., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, Governor Chris Christie announced his recommendation that WNET, parent company of award-winning public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21, be selected to provide programming and services to New Jersey Network (NJN). The Governor's office began looking for alternative operating models for the state's only public...

2011-03-24 10:57:00

Event Will Benefit Parent Company Of New York Public Broadcasters THIRTEEN and WLIW21 WNET Life Trustee Ralph M. Baruch To Receive The WNET Distinguished Service Award Tony Award-Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell To Perform NEW YORK, March 24, 2011 -- WNET New York Public Media, parent company of public broadcasters THIRTEEN and WLIW21, announced today it will honor Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit at its 18th annual Gala Salute in recognition of his invaluable support and commitment to the...

2011-03-17 14:34:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent months, the nation has turned a spotlight on education and the issues the U.S. faces in order to ensure a quality education for every student. These dialogues will determine our country's future and at times have been divisive. This week, WNET joins the conversation with educators from across the globe in an unprecedented effort to move education forward while honoring teachers for their pivotal role in the lives of our youth. Today,...

2010-11-11 11:31:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NOW on PBS Host David Brancaccio and guest panelists kick off a discussion on measuring prosperity in the new economy and the future of jobs. Panelists include: John Cavanagh, Director, The Institute for Policy Studies Stanley Collender, Managing Director, Qorvis Communications Ted Howard, Executive Director, The Democracy Collaborative The event will take place at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Monday, November 15,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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