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Twitter bans advertising from state-controlled news outlets

Twitter announced today that it will no longer accept advertising from state-controlled news outlets. Those accounts will still be able to use the platform, but not its advertising. The change comes
New York Public Radio Names a New Leader, Goli Sheikholeslami

New York Public Radio Names a New Leader, Goli Sheikholeslami

The chief executive of Chicago Public Media succeeds Laura R. Walker, who led WNYC and related outlets for nearly 24 years.
New York Public Radio Names a New Leader, Goli Sheikholeslami

New York Public Radio Names a New Leader, Goli Sheikholeslami

The chief executive of Chicago Public Media succeeds Laura R. Walker, who led WNYC and related outlets for nearly 24 years.

YouTube TV will carry PBS and PBS Kids

PBS and PBS Kids are coming to YouTube TV. Beginning sometime this year, PBS member stations who choose to participate will have their programming streamed on YouTube TV's live TV and on-demand
With ‘Molly of Denali,’ PBS Raises Its Bar for Inclusion

With ‘Molly of Denali,’ PBS Raises Its Bar for Inclusion

Dozens of Alaska Native writers and advisers were recruited to help create the children’s series, one of the first to have a Native American lead.
Local News Needs Federal Help

Local News Needs Federal Help

As a conservative, this is not the kind of thing I usually find myself saying, but the situation is dire and the consequences for our democracy are immense.
‘This Old House’ Turns 40

‘This Old House’ Turns 40

The show’s three hosts contemplate how home renovation has evolved over the years.
Patricia de Stacy Harrison, of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, on YouTube and Trump

Patricia de Stacy Harrison, of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, on YouTube and Trump

A Brooklyn native with deep ties in Washington, Ms. Harrison distributes nearly $450 million a year to public media.
Patricia de Stacy Harrison, of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, on YouTube and Trump

Patricia de Stacy Harrison, of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, on YouTube and Trump

A Brooklyn native with deep ties in Washington, Ms. Harrison distributes nearly $450 million a year to public media.
Embattled Head of New York Public Radio to Step Down

Embattled Head of New York Public Radio to Step Down

Laura R. Walker, the head of New York Public Radio, announced she will leave in March.
Christiane Amanpour Takes the Old ‘Charlie Rose’ Slot on PBS

Christiane Amanpour Takes the Old ‘Charlie Rose’ Slot on PBS

Christiane Amanpour, who made her name as a CNN war correspondent, will host “Amanpour & Company” on PBS starting Monday night.
Christiane Amanpour Takes the Old ‘Charlie Rose’ Slot on PBS

Christiane Amanpour Takes the Old ‘Charlie Rose’ Slot on PBS

Christiane Amanpour, who made her name as a CNN war correspondent, will host “Amanpour & Company” on PBS starting Monday night.
Harassment at WNYC Was Not ‘Systemic,’ Says Report

Harassment at WNYC Was Not ‘Systemic,’ Says Report

A report on the workplace culture at WNYC said the station’s head, Laura R. Walker, had not been aware of harassment and bullying.
Tanzina Vega Is New Host of WNYC’s ‘The Takeaway’

Tanzina Vega Is New Host of WNYC’s ‘The Takeaway’

Tanzina Vega will start as the new host of the public radio program “The Takeaway” on May 7.
Lawrence K. Grossman, Head of PBS and Then NBC News, Dies at 86

Lawrence K. Grossman, Head of PBS and Then NBC News, Dies at 86

Lawrence K. Grossman, center, as president of NBC News, testified at a congressional hearing with top executives from CBS News and ABC News in the mid-1980s.
Michael Getler, Ombudsman at PBS and Washington Post, Dies at 82

Michael Getler, Ombudsman at PBS and Washington Post, Dies at 82

Michael Getler in 2001, when he was the ombudsman for The Washington Post.
Michael Getler, Journalist Turned Watchdog of the Press, Dies at 82

Michael Getler, Journalist Turned Watchdog of the Press, Dies at 82

Michael Getler in 2001, when he was the ombudsman for The Washington Post.
Gothamist Will Publish Again in Deal With WNYC

Gothamist Will Publish Again in Deal With WNYC

After the local news sites Gothamist and DNAinfo were abruptly closed down, journalists and their supporters rallied in City Hall Park. Staff at the two sites had voted to unionize before they were
What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Garrison Keillor in 2014 at Minnesota Public Radio, which cut its ties with him in November. Because public radio creates “what feels like an intimate, one-on-one relationship” between its hosts and
What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Garrison Keillor in 2014 at Minnesota Public Radio, which cut its ties with him in November. Because public radio creates “what feels like an intimate, one-on-one relationship” between its hosts and