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Lessons on Engagement from Public Media Camp

Last weekend's Public Media Camp was full of energy and insights from several hundred public media staffers, researchers and enthusiasts. Developers worked away in one room, consultants offered up free services, and dozens of others spearheaded formal and informal sessions. Sessions covered a diverse array of topics, including gaming, policy, mobile apps and public media's response to the culture war. For insights on these topics and more, check out the #pubcamp hashtag on twitter. Read more...

Local News Lacking Among Public Television Stations

In February 2010, University of Pennsylvania doctoral student Christopher Ali conducted a descriptive content analysis of the news and information programming of all PBS stations with available websites, which confirmed the lack of local daily public TV news.Read more...

The Evolution of WHYY’s NewsWorks Website

On November 15, Philadelphia’s WHYY will debut its new local news portal, NewsWorks.org. A year in the making, NewsWorks will focus specifically on the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley regions, and, according to the station, will be “everything you love about NPR, only on the Web, and about Philly.”