Tag: NPR

Turn to WOSU for Convention Coverage

Turn to WOSU for Convention Coverage

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’re watching broadcast television during the GOP or Democratic conventions and want to see more than cursory coverage, you better tune to PBS or NPR.  The commercial networks will broadcast an hour of convention coverage each night and that’s about it. Sure, there are fewer smoke filled rooms at conventions any longer and very [...]

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No Political Ads Here

No Political Ads Here

| August 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’re watching commercial television over the next few months, you’re likely to grow weary of being bombarded with political advertisements.  Yet another distinction of WOSU is that we will not accept political ads.  Come to us for a safe haven from the “super PAC” spots! And stay with us if you want the real [...]

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Two NPR Shows premiering on 89.7

Two NPR Shows premiering on 89.7

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Starting Saturday, June 2nd, 89.7 NPR News will pilot two new summer programs from NPR.    The TED Radio Hour (2 pm Saturdays) explores ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to teach and learn.  Each year, TED hosts conferences that bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers to give the [...]

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WOSU Providing New Public Radio Service for Coshocton

WOSU Providing New Public Radio Service for Coshocton

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

A public radio news service that will bring popular NPR programs to the city of Coshocton will debut on 88.3 FM this Friday May 11 at 2:30 pm. WOSU Public Media is providing the service through a radio translator approved by the FCC earlier this year. We’re very excited to provide this new 24-hour NPR [...]

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WOSU AM Listeners should switch to 89.7 FM

WOSU AM Listeners should switch to 89.7 FM

| November 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Effective December 9, 2011, WOSU Public Media will no longer broadcast its NPR and local news programming schedule on 820 AM, which has been duplicated over the past year on 89.7 FM in central Ohio. Listeners should switch over to 89.7FM to continue receiving the quality news programming they have come to expect such as [...]

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Knell brings experience and creativity to NPR

Knell brings experience and creativity to NPR

| October 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Welcome to NPR – Gary Knell…a successful and creative force in the world of public media! Gary E. Knell, the longtime President and CEO of Sesame Workshop, will become President and CEO of NPR, Board of Directors Chairman Dave Edwards announced on Sunday.  Knell was the unanimous choice of the NPR Board.  “I’m thrilled to [...]

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9/11 America Remembers: Special Programming from WOSU

9/11 America Remembers: Special Programming from WOSU

| September 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Most of the broadcast and cable networks will be remembering back 10 years ago this weekend.  Everyone has a story about that day. Unfortunately, it seems the tragic days are the ones that we can recall instantly. One of my clear memories of youth was the day President Kennedy was killed. Our 2nd grade recess [...]

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Celebrating 40 Years of NPR on WOSU!

Celebrating 40 Years of NPR on WOSU!

| May 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was 40 years last week that NPR’s All Things Considered premiered on educational radio stations across the country, including WOSU AM 820.

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House Approves Bill to Defund NPR

House Approves Bill to Defund NPR

| March 17, 2011 | 2 Comments

The House passed the bill today to defund NPR by disallowing any direct federal funding to NPR and any funds from local stations going to either NPR or any other national distributor of programming (PRI, Am. Public Media, BBC, etc.). The vote was 228 to 192. It was not exactly down party lines as 7 [...]

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Legislation to Defund NPR coming Thursday

Legislation to Defund NPR coming Thursday

| March 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, March 17th, the House will consider legislation that addresses funding for NPR. This legislation will, • prohibit direct federal funding of NPR; • prohibit the use of federal funds provided to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for payment of dues to NPR or for any external national program provider This will have dire [...]

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