Tom Rieland Archives For October 2012

Watch Columbus Neighborhoods at Easton…Then Shop!

AMC Easton is showing the COLUMBUS NEIGHBORHOODS documentaries on Nov. 3 and Nov. 10 starting at 10 am.
29, 2012

If you’ve missed any of WOSU’s major documentaries starring the city of Columbus, you can see them free on the big screen in brilliant Blu-Ray at AMC Easton 30 for the next two Saturday mornings – Nov. 3 and 10, starting at 10 am.  Celebrate the different neighborhoods that make up our great city as the 2012 bicentennial year [...]

Governmental Support – By The Numbers

WOSU receives about 15% of its funding from the federal government through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
October 25, 2012

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 [...]

Celebrations and Thanks!

WOSU Staffers celebrate thanks to Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream.
20, 2012

The WOSU staff celebrated two events on Friday with an assist from a generous contribution by Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

Behind NPR’s Morning Edition

Listen to Morning Edition daily on 89.7 NPR News
16, 2012

The New York Times has profiled NPR’s Morning Edition Team. The story gives a pretty interesting behind the scenes look at the dual anchors who actually work from Washington DC and California.

First Senate Debate Airing on WOSU

Karen Kasler
Karen Kasler moderates the first Brown/Mandel Debate on WOSU TV and Radio.
October 15, 2012

Candidates for Ohio U.S. Senate debate for the first time this afternoon in Cleveland. WOSU OHIO will air the debate “live” at 12:30 today with a rebroadcast at 7 pm tonight.  It will also air in its entirety at 9 pm tonight on 89.7 FM NPR News.

Reactions – Federal Funding for Public Media

Federal Funding amounting to 1/100th of 1 percent of the federal budget comes to public stations through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
October 12, 2012

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 [...]

Big Bird and Federal Funding in the Spotlight

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The Sesame Street Gang
October 9, 2012

Following last week’s presidential debate, the unprecedented outpouring of support for public broadcasting has been amazing. We know Big Bird felt the love, and so did we. 

The Political Junkie Road Show comes to Columbus

Join Neal and Ken for a special event at OSU's Fawcett Center
October 1, 2012

Want to actually have fun talking politics?  You won’t want to miss this special opportunity, but you have to reserve your seat.  Join NPR’s Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan and Political Junkie Ken Rudin for an evening of politics, trivia, puzzles…and bad jokes. WOSU presents the Political Junkie Road Show at 7 pm. [...]