Brilliant blend of sponsorship and engagement from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.  It’s a fundraising pitch that is its own content, and I couldn’t help but click around to learn more.  Wonder if a public media outlet has done anything like this before.

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Oh this is sad.  Public media often do better — and citizen sourcing helps to change this, but it’s still an uphill battle.  
It’s worth noting that no public media (never mind radio or online media averages) are included in this graphic. Has anyone produced a similar analysis on public media content specifically?

Oh this is sad.  Public media often do better — and citizen sourcing helps to change this, but it’s still an uphill battle.  

It’s worth noting that no public media (never mind radio or online media averages) are included in this graphic. Has anyone produced a similar analysis on public media content specifically?

This series from Essential Public Media, in partnership with several other content partners, explored the experiences of PA veterans coming home from war.  A rich repository of ground-up stories.

WITF slow jams their pledge drive. 

WCVE announces layoffs in middle of pledge drive

WCVE just announced layoffs of 18% of their staff due to a reduction in funding.  

Half of the cuts are to an educational technology service that Virginia teachers rely upon — this includes technology training for teachers.

To rub salt in the wound, this is all happening in the middle of WCVE’s spring pledge drive.  

If you’re a Virginian and not a member, please consider becoming one.

WCVE pledge banner

"Very, very soon."

Dominique Bigle on when KCET will make a big content announcement

That’s what Elon Musk said about the Tesla Model S too, and lots of folks called BS.  Will PBS-independent KCET come through?

"When people like something, they’ll pay for it. Public radio listeners could certainly pay the whole tab for public radio. They just don’t want to. Maybe, just to be decent, we should start."

— Tucker Carlson in an April 17 Marketplace commentary.