Recognizing the tremendous changes and opportunities occurring in media, PRI and WGBH Boston are joining forces.
With funding tight and a desire to innovate in digital, Public Radio International has agreed to be acquired by WGBH, in an effort to have greater scale and greater impact. PRI will remain operationally independent, but an affiliated company of WGBH.
The initiative will elevate public awareness of, and discourse about the experiences, struggles and successes of the over 38.5 million immigrants across America.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, July 25, 2012 – In today's fractured news media landscape, the challenge of connecting audiences, producing news relevant
Mitt Romney says he left Bain Capital in 1999. The Obama administration blames him for job losses at Bain affiliates through 2002. This week, Obama's claims got a little more credence.
The cover of Time magazine this week provoked a wide range of reactions when it was released yesterday. Mary Elizabeth Williams think the image is just fine, but it's the message in the words that accompany the picture that she has a beef with.
Rana Jawad lived in Libya for years before the country was ripped apart by civil war and the Arab Spring. So when most western journalists pulled out, Jawad stayed. She reported on-air until that became impossible, but continued to report online until Gaddafi was killed. She's realeased a book with her story.
Mitt Romney has some of the highest negative ratings of any presidential candidate in recent history. As he begins to turn toward a general election contest with Barack Obama, Romney will have to improve on that image.
The Trayvon Martin case caught national attention after authorities released several 911 calls made around the time of Martin's death. A debate is underway over whether or not sensitive material like 911 phone calls should be available to the public.
The days of public radio and television being a refuge from political ads may be over, at least for public broadcasters on the U.S. west coast. A court ruling there will allow public broadcasters to begin accepting political ads immediately.