Tag: public TV

by Patricia Aufderheide

An audit by the Center for Media and Social Impact of different documentary series on commercial and public TV has found that the most diverse documentary series on TV are “Independent Lens”¬†and “POV,” public TV series. They are more diverse than both commercial series and other public TV series. But commercial TV has plenty of […] more »

by Evelyn Messinger

This September, I wrote in MediaShift about the unfortunate effects on journalism that the deregulation of campaign financing could have. The article hinted that public media might be able to offset the damage, and maybe even save democracy. This sounds so grandiose that, to explain how and why, we need to back up a few […] more »