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PBS Expands Its Digital Content Reach This Summer with Fresh Offerings Across Multiple Platforms

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Today, PBS announced a new slate of original programming and digital initiatives exclusively for its social media and online platforms. Created to increase engagement with digital natives, the new content includes a virtual reality app, multiple series from PBS Digital Studios, a digital original series hosted on pbs.org and the 25 short form films included in the PBS Online Film Festival.

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Seventh Annual PBS Online Film Festival Thinks Outside the Box Office with 25 Independent Short Films Amplifying Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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Today, PBS announced that the Webby Award-nominated PBS Online Film Festival will return for a seventh year July 16-27 and will feature 25 short-form independent films from multiple public media partners and PBS member stations.

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2018 PBS Development Award Winners Hail From Ohio, Oregon, Arizona, Oklahoma and Chicago

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Ohio’s CET & ThinkTV, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), Arizona Public Media and the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) Foundation were named today by PBS as the category winners for the 2018 PBS Development Awards.

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PBS Taps Former NEA Chief Jane Chu To Expand Representation of the Arts From Communities Across America

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Jane Chu, the most recent head of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), will join PBS as an arts adviser, the organization announced today.

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INDEPENDENT LENS "Dolores" Receives Imagen Award Nomination

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On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the Imagen Foundation announced the 33rd Annual Imagen Awards nominations. The Imagen Awards recognize programs and individuals that advance the positive portrayal and number of Latinos on screen.

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