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Governmental Support – By The Numbers

Governmental Support – By The Numbers

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

With Big Bird taking some headlines during the presidential debates, I thought it might be good to skim the fact from the fiction as the debate turns to numbers.  Perhaps, as they might say on Sesame Street, this could be “sponsored by the fraction 1/100th!” Here we go – Federal support for public broadcasting in [...]

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Reactions – Federal Funding for Public Media

Reactions – Federal Funding for Public Media

| October 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

A review of some of the reactions to the call by Governor Mitt Romney for elimination of federal support for public broadcasting.  First a local letter to the editor printed today in the Columbus Dispatch: PUBLIC BROADCASTING INVALUABLE TO MANY The Sunday issue of Click, The Dispatch’s weekly television guide, brought to my attention the [...]

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Losing Federal Funding = 130 Stations Go Dark

Losing Federal Funding = 130 Stations Go Dark

| July 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

If Congress stops allocating federal funds to public broadcasting, what would happen?  A new study points to a bleak future for many stations across America.  At least 54 public TV stations and 76 public radio operators would be at “high risk of no longer being able to sustain operations” if federal support disappeared.  The report [...]

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American Graduate – Let’s Make it Happen

American Graduate – Let’s Make it Happen

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

WOSU is providing new online resources, the result of broadcast, and community activities it initiated as part of ”American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen,” a national public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to help Columbus and other communities across America to address the high school dropout crisis. WOSU is one [...]

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Budget deal a blow to Public Broadcasting…but it could’ve been worse

Budget deal a blow to Public Broadcasting…but it could’ve been worse

| April 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

The House today passed legislation to fund the federal government through the remainder of the fiscal year. The Senate is expected to pass the bill shortly and the President to sign it. For public broadcasting, the legislation provides the Corporation for Public Broadcasting $445 million and $6 million for CPB’s digital projects (a stinging $30 [...]

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House Bills Call for Cutting Funds for Public Broadcasting

House Bills Call for Cutting Funds for Public Broadcasting

| January 26, 2011 | 1 Comment

Three bills have already been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to cut or eliminate federal funding for public broadcasting. Their introduction highlights the very real threat to public broadcasting funding. There are currently no companion bills in the Senate and no current action scheduled on these bills, but we will keep you updated [...]

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Mortgage Payment Issues? WOSU is Trying to Help

Mortgage Payment Issues? WOSU is Trying to Help

| July 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you are one of the growing numbers of central Ohioans concerned about paying their mortgage, please tap into our web site called Facing the Mortgage Crisis or call 2-1-1 with any questions. WOSU is holding public forums, developing radio news programming and partnering with 22 other agencies to provide information to those facing foreclosure. [...]

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WOSU Receives National Award for DTV Work

WOSU Receives National Award for DTV Work

| July 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

WOSU Public Media has received a national My Source Community Impact Award for Engagement from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). WOSU was recognized for outreach efforts related to the digital television transition and creating a model for helping those at-risk that was unique in the country. WOSU launched a “Help Your Neighbor” program early [...]

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