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2013-12-10 23:01:24

Radio Free America, an online/mobile platform for non-commercial radio stations, is launching its new site with free essential tools and services to keep community stations alive and well in America. Founded by Kenneth Pushkin, a serial entrepreneur and lifelong community radio lover, it is designed to optimize the radio experience for users and maximize opportunities for community radio stations. Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Radio Free America, an online/mobile platform for...

2013-06-07 20:20:47

MONTREAL, June 7, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Radio-Canada wishes to correct information contained in press releases issued yesterday by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the "Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada" (SCRC) following the announcement of a rebranding exercise involving Radio-Canada's platforms. First, Radio-Canada is not changing names. The organization is and will remain Radio-Canada. We are immensely proud of that name and its heritage....

2013-05-02 16:24:40

Tweet this release: bit.ly/10Pu458 MONTREAL, May 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, CBC/Radio-Canada, the official rights holder broadcaster of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and TVA Sports announce that an agreement has been reached to provide TVA Sports access to broadcast portions of CBC/Radio-Canada-produced Olympic programming during Sochi 2014 in French. "In acquiring the broadcast rights to the Sochi Olympics, one of CBC/Radio-Canada's primary objectives was to connect as...

2013-02-12 23:00:54

Estonian Public Broadcasting deploys Pulsar Automated content verifier solution for verifying digitized archive assets New Delhi, India (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Venera is pleased to announce that Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR), the public broadcaster in Estonia has selected Pulsar Automated Content Verification system for automating its content QC operations. ERR is deploying the Pulsar in its broadcast operations for automatic verification of large amount of assets being digitized...

2012-07-25 10:22:09

PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's fractured news media landscape, the challenge of connecting audiences, producing news relevant to a global society, and telling meaningful stories that show us who we are becoming as a global society, has never been greater. Public Radio International (PRI) and New America Media (NAM) will embark on a pioneering collaboration, "Immigrant Lives," designed to elevate public awareness of, and discourse about the...

2012-05-21 10:22:55

MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Radio International (PRI) announces that it has received a two-year, $1.6 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead a major initiative to raise awareness, understanding and engagement around critical issues of health and development worldwide. This grant continues the philanthropic partnership between PRI and the Gates Foundation begun in 2004. Building on the solid base of global health and development...

2012-04-12 10:22:17

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile500 Alliance has welcomed four new public television licensees into its membership. WTTW/Chicago, Maryland Public Television, Public Broadcasting Atlanta, and New Mexico PBS are the latest non-commercial stations to join the Mobile500 Alliance, which is pioneering complete solutions for its members to roll out successful Mobile DTV services. The four public broadcasters join a trio of public stations already in the alliance: MHz...

2012-03-28 14:21:16

Special Report A Matter of Leadership is part of 'American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen' - a national public media initiative to address the dropout crisis ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ideas in Action with Jim Glassman, the nationally distributed public television series on ideas and their consequences announces its first documentary, A Matter of Leadership is coming to public television beginning on April 1, 2012. This special one-hour HD program is...

2011-11-09 16:39:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 2 p.m. today, radio and television stations across New York participated in the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The following is a statement of David L. Donovan, president of the New York State Broadcasters Association. "I want to thank local radio and television stations across the Empire State for conducting a successful test of the National Emergency Alert System. It demonstrates radio and television stations'...

2011-10-06 11:26:00

Digital Education Service Aims to Help Increase Student Achievement Throughout New Jersey NEW YORK and TRENTON, N.J., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NJTV, New Jersey's public television station, announced the launch of PBS LearningMedia - http://njtv.pbslearningmedia.org/ - a digital public media platform to serve as an education resource for PreK-12 classrooms in New Jersey and the Tri-state area utilizing high-quality media from PBS stations and public media productions....