I attended the graduation of my oldest daughter in the Shoe on Sunday.Â It’s not many times you have a sitting President give your commencement speech, so it was exciting despite the long day.Â WOSU provided live web streaming of the speech and we had over 11 thousand page views with viewership from 76 different [...]
There cannot be a better way to spend a morning than to talk with someone who has witnessed 99-years of history.Â Cleo Backus has not only “lived a full life” as she says, but has spent over 65 years of it listening to classical music on WOSU radio!Â
Last Friday night, the NPR program From The Top came to the McCoy Center for the Arts in New Albany. WOSU was the media sponsor for the evening.Â
I would just as soon we never had to learn the meaning of this new word in our vocabulary: Sequestration. But there it is, this unlucky 13 letter word that is dominating the news and impacts the fiscal health of all federally funded organizations including all of public broadcasting.Â At WOSU Public Media, we receive [...]
WOSU is working with the Godman Guild to provide access and training to the latest technology and educational games as part of the after school experience in one of Columbusâ€™ poorest areas.
There were over 7.9 million viewers for the premiere of Downton Abbey on PBS stations across the country including WOSU. Good luck, impersonators.Â They are lining up at the commercial networks to try to take advantage of the Downton Abbey buzz by doing what they usually do, producing a dumbed down version with commercials every [...]
Ok, perhaps there is more than nine!Â I spied this piece while reviewing our web portal NEXT AVENUE – a new offering by WOSU and an umbrella source of news and information for anyone beyond 50.Â So as you read these nine, they begin to sound that those of us over 50 are on a [...]
Seating is limited for this opportunity to enjoy a premiere screening of Downton Abbey season 3 and a special HIGH TEA at the Westin Columbus on Saturday, January 5th.Â You will learn more about the phenomenal Masterpiece series on PBS and help WOSU with a contribution!
Itâ€™s perhaps the greatest compliment when someone steals your idea. And itâ€™s become quite a tradition –the commercial TV networks watch for successes on PBS, swipe the concept, put a commercial overlay on the programming and market it with more money than the entire PBS marketing budget. The latest case is the hiring by NBC [...]