Pbs Television Network: Public Broadcasting Service, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Pbs Idents, National Educational Television, Pbs Kids

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Public Broadcasting Service, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Pbs Idents, National Educational Television, Pbs Kids, Karen Czarnecki, Ben J. Wattenberg, Minnesota Channel, Thinkbright, Pbs World, Pbs You, Pbs Satellite Service, Create, Latino Public Broadcasting, Pbs Hd Channel, Wonderworks, National Datacast. Excerpt: The ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Public Broadcasting Service, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Pbs Idents, National Educational Television, Pbs Kids, Karen Czarnecki, Ben J. Wattenberg, Minnesota Channel, Thinkbright, Pbs World, Pbs You, Pbs Satellite Service, Create, Latino Public Broadcasting, Pbs Hd Channel, Wonderworks, National Datacast. Excerpt: The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American non-profit public broadcasting television service with 354 member TV stations in the United States which hold collective ownership. However, its operations are largely funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Its headquarters are in Arlington, Virginia. PBS is the most prominent provider of programming to U.S. public television stations, distributing series such as PBS NewsHour, Masterpiece, and Frontline. Since the mid-2000s, Roper polls commissioned by PBS have consistently placed the service as America's most trusted national institution. However, PBS is not responsible for all programming carried on public TV stations; in fact, stations usually receive a large portion of their content (including most pledge drive specials) from third-party sources, such as American Public Television, NETA, and independent producers. This distinction is a frequent source of viewer confusion. PBS also has a subsidiary called National Datacast (NDI), which offers datacasting services via member stations. This helps PBS and its member stations earn extra revenue. PBS logo (October 4, 1971 to September 30, 1984)PBS was founded on October 5, 1970, at which time it took over many of the functions of its predecessor, National Educational Television (NET), which later merged with station WNDT, Newark, New Jersey, to form WNET. In 1973, it merged with Educational Television Stations. ... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=23683

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157070498
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/27/2010
  • Pages: 78
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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