In our series to educate you about this year’s selectees for the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s Faces of Farming and Ranching program, we introduce you to a man who wants to educate the public about modern agriculture and how America’s farmers are feeding the world. “It’s very, very important as an industry that we help educate our consumer base... Read More
Although Bill Cosby is currently public enemy #1 in America, two Black television stations have no plans to follow the path of TV Land, NBC and Netflix and separate their programming from anything associated with the embattled entertainment icon. The
It was the first Saturday in November when Patrick Neelin, the lead engineer at the University of Missouri’s public radio station KBIA, got an emergency call from the station’s programming director. “He said, ‘Patrick, I’m trying to open some of our files up on our shared storage and every file comes up with a warning...
Public Health Online, a leading online resource for public health education and careers, recently published a new list of the Best Online Master of Public Health (MPH) Programs for 2014-15, which ranked Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine's Online Public Health Program No. 17 out of the top 50 in the United States.
If podcasting’s model seems familiar — Netflix, anyone? — it’s no surprise that it will have similar transformative effects on traditional providers of serious audio programming, which means public radio.
The Architectural League and Socrates Sculpture Park invite emerging architects and designers to submit proposals for Folly, an annual design/build studio program during March and April 2015 leading to a public exhibition at Socrates opening in early May 2015. Show More Summary
Millions of Americans receive help every year from a federal program they have never heard of: the 340B drug discount program, which allows public and nonprofit safety-net hospitals to better provide both affordable medications and vital...Show More Summary
Pres. Obama's speech on immigration aired on television during primetime, pitting the news against popular programming such as Thursday Night Football and "Big Bang Theory." What captured the public's attention the most?
A Tehran appeals court has reduced the 18-month prison sentence originally handed down to Sadegh Zibakalam, a Tehran University professor and political analyst, for his public questioning of Iran’s nuclear program and his criticism of the trial process in a state corruption case, to a five million toman fine (approximately $1,600).
Literary Arts, Inc. has named Amanda Bullock to take on the role of festival and events manager for the Wordstock Festival. Prior to this move, Bullock served as the director of public programming for the nonprofit cultural institution Housing Works Bookstore. Literary Arts acquired the Wordstock Festival earlier this year. Show More Summary
Jennifer Wong has created (Human) Wasteland, a map showing incidents of human poop in public places reported to San Francisco’s 311 program. Users can search the map by neighborhood and month, and there is a link where users can report poop sightings directly to 311. The map was the winner of a Fall 2014 Hack Week […]
ABC’s “This Week” Beats NBC’s “Meet the Press” by Season-Best 268,000 News Demo Viewers
ABC’s “This Week” Beats NBC’s “Meet the Press” by Season-Best 268,000 News Demo Viewers ABC’s “This Week” Only Program to Grow Week to Week and Year to Year in Both Total Views and Adults 25-54 Compared to CBS’ “Face the Nation” and NBC’s “Meet the...
The State Department’s Office of Public Engagement (OPE) launched Foreign Policy Classroom, a student outreach program that engages youth on key foreign policy priorities, in January 2012.
Buried in a survey on whether or not most of the public in the United States opposes Internet fast lanes—they do, by the way—is a fun little chart showing viewers of which news programs felt they'd heard the most about net neutrality. Show More Summary
Looks like it's official. The winner of the FLATS Project to encourage small businesses to set up shop in Uptown is "The Public Barber." Details on the business acceleration program can be found here, and more about The Public Barber can be found here. Congrats to the winner!
A local shuttle service operated by Caltrain has been recognized as an ideal Public Transportation Project by the Best Businesses of Burlingame Award Program.
Santa Monica just couldn't wait to get their city-wide bike share up and running. Last week, SaMo City Council approved the public bike share program (possibly LA County's first!) and is now looking for suggestions about where to place...
More than 40 student-artists from Columbia College Chicago’s three Interdisciplinary Arts graduate programs will open their studio doors for public viewing on December 4, 2014, from 6pm. to 9pm. at 1104 S. Wabash Ave. in Chicago.
In collaboration with American Public Media’s “Marketplace” radio programs, a guide to making special purchases, from buying a horse to picking a retirement community.