Five Reasons to Build on Public Media’s Journalism Collaborations

Within public media there’s been an explosion of journalism collaboration in recent years. It burst from the top down — with grant-funded projects initiated in 2010 by CPB and NPR — and from the ground up, as stations such as KUNC in Greeley, Colo., created their own content-sharing partnerships. Yet eight years later this collaborative journalism web is not yet woven together in a way

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Establishing and Managing Collaborations

Public media organizations are currently facing a series of challenges: Federal, state, and institutional subsidies are coming under increasing and sustained pressure; audiences’ tastes continue to shift, craving high quality content across all media platforms; and the costs to produce and distribute high quality local content across these platforms is expensive.  To be able to meet these challenges, a public media organization must have sufficient

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5 Stations Explore Advantages of Collaboration in Kentucky

Louisville Public Media, licensee of WFPL 89.3, is one of the five Kentucky stations working with Public Media Company to explore ways to collaborate for greater public service and more efficiency to ensure public media keeps the Bluegrass State informed and connected. Public Media Company is working with these stations to explore the advantages of collaboration over competition in strengthening local programming and services. In

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100 New Stations On Air – Noncommercial Filing Window Project

PMC created the Non-commerical Filing Window Project, which mobilized several organizations to help more than 300 public radio, arts and community radio organizations file license requests for FM noncommercial radio channels during the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Noncommercial Filing Window in 2007. As a result of this collaborative effort, over 100 new public radio stations have begun broadcasting across the country. More than 70 of

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