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TV Still Plays Essential Role in Kids Viewing Habits

Curious George enjoys a special appearance at WOSU's studios at the COSI Science Center.
18, 2013

A new report on children’s use of media shows that television still dominates the eyeballs of children under eight years of age.  It also shows that public television is the primary source of educational media for the children of America!  One part of the study found that kids’ use of mobile media such as smart [...]

WOSU Wins National Award for Neighborhoods’ Classroom Project

WOSU's Marcelita Haskins and Matthew Doran, Columbus City Schools Social Studies Coordinator with the NETA Educational Award.
30, 2013

Lesson plans created out of WOSU’s Columbus Neighborhoods documentary series have been honored with a national award from the National Educational Telecommunications Association for best use of digital media in the classroom.

Meet Curious George this Saturday at WOSU@COSI

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Curious George appears at WOSU@COSI Studios this Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm.
15, 2013

Curious George is appearing at WOSU@COSI this Saturday! He just can’t stay away from Columbus and returns this Saturday, October 19 from 11am-2pm at WOSU’s studios at COSI.  Join us for story time, photos, activities and a chance to meet this clever little monkey.  Anyone can come without any fee. The schedule below will help [...]

FRONTLINE finds NFL a League of Denial – Tuesday Night on WOSU TV

6, 2013

The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America’s indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has covered up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. As the professional football season begins, you won’t hear ESPN [...]

Join us at BROAD & HIGH

23, 2013

Join us at the ultimate intersection of arts and culture in central Ohio as we proudly presents a new local weekly television show on WOSU TV - Broad & High.

Columbus Neighborhoods Series Returns with South Side!

9, 2013

The Emmy Award winning local documentary series, Columbus Neighborhoods, returns with a profile of the South Side (or is it the South End?) of Columbus at 8 pm next Monday night, September 16th on WOSU TV.

“Inspiring” Ohio State PSA a Production of WOSU Public Media

3, 2013

For the second year, WOSU Public Media has produced the nationally broadcast 30 second public service announcement seen traditionally at halftime of Ohio State football and basketball games.

PBS Press Tour a Big Hit!

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Five actresses from PBS's hit period drama — Michelle Dockery (Mary), Laura Carmichael (Edith), Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Hughes), Joanne Froggatt (Anna), and Sophie McShera (Daisy) — stepped out in Beverly Hills for a "Downton Abbey" event at the Television Critics Association summer press tour.
12, 2013

Perhaps one of the most under the radar TV stories of recent times is the success of PBS national programming to draw eyeballs on stations like WOSU across the country. PBS President Paula Kerger just completed the annual August press tour and I thought you might be interested a direct quotes from her presentation.

WOSU Wins Two Emmy Awards

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WOSU Producer Mary Rathke took home a regional Emmy Award for her work on Jazz Moves Columbus - a wonderful creative partnership between WOSU, Jazz Arts Group and BalletMet in Columbus.
25, 2013

WOSU Public Media has received Emmy Awards for ‘Jesse Owens: Enduring Spirit’ and ‘Jazz Moves Columbus.’

Cutting My Cable TV

You can buy a Roku box online or through many retailers. I got mine at Best Buy. Your WiFi system locks into Roku and you can sign up for channels like PBS to get national and local programming.
July 19, 2013

Nearly 6 million more people are relying on over-the-air broadcast television than a year ago, according to new research from GfK Media & Entertainment. I’m one of those stats. As empty nesters, my wife and I decided to try and save over $100 a month by cutting our cable (and land line phone), while keeping [...]