Grant kickstarts PBS' digital push

Crabtree, Susan
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/9/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 9, p7
Trade Publication
Reports on the provision of the grant to the digital public affairs channel project of the Public Broadcasting System Inc. from the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation in Washington, D.C. Amount of the grant; Purpose of the project; Citations of the digital offerings of the broadcasting company.


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