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  1. NCME's Expert Speak Webinar with Shane Guiter

    February 29, 2012

    The National Center for Media Engagement (NCME) is thrilled to introduce the Expert Speak webinar series, bringing you some of public media's most innovative thinkers and new ideas.  From more ways to share content to tighter budgets, there’s no doubt the public media landscape is evolving. So, how can stations take advantage of new opportunities?

  2. Creating a More Diverse Rolodex: Using Social Media As a Sourcing Tool

    December 13, 2011

    On his second day on the job, NPR’s new President & CEO Gary Knell tweeted, “Diversity is essential. We must reflect more of America, be accessible & relevant.” One way NPR is increasing diversity is through social media.    Join NPR and NCME on Wednesday, December 14 at 2pm ET / 11am PT for a webinar on using social media to increase the diversity of

  3. ITVS Announces Funding for Eight International Productions through The Global Perspectives Project

    October 24, 2011

    ITVS has contracted with eight international documentary projects from its 2011 International Call. The next International Call deadline is December 9, 2011.In the Shadow of the Sun by filmmakers Harry Freeland and Brian Hill are among the eight international projects slated to receive ITVS funding.ITVS announced that it has contracted with eight

  4. 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winners Honored through Film

    October 20, 2011

    This year's 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winners — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, her compatriot Leymah Gbowee, and pro-democracy campaigner Tawakul Karman of Yemen — will be on display in groundbreaking documentary films as part of public media’s Women and Girls Lead campaign.  The co-recipients were honored for their non-violent struggle for

  5. Newly Contracted: ITVS Announces Funding for The Truth Will Set You Free

    October 13, 2011

    The documentary, by filmmakers Macky Alston and Sandra Itkoff, explores issues of faith, love, marriage, homosexuality, and the Episcopal Church — focusing on the first openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire. "The agents of change in America are the folks who I know to watch PBS," said director Macky Alston when asked about why public media was