News at PBS

Marshall, Eliot
June 1976
New Republic;6/19/76, Vol. 174 Issue 25, p14
Focuses on efforts being made in the United States by the U.S. Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and its parent, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to try new ideas to improve news and documentary coverage. Emphasis on programs of public interest; Description of methods to put up a show on the PBS network; Payment of full production costs; Put-up of the show on the PBS network by selling it to local stations around the country through a cooperative market; Proposals for new programming money being poured into a third and more centralized marketing route called the Station Acquisition Market.


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