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The Association of America's Public Television Stations (APTS)
Established in 1980, APTS is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to support the continued growth and development of a strong and financially sound noncommercial television service for the American public.

American Public Media
American Public Media is one of the nation's premier public radio producers, producing and distributing over 20 national public radio programs and specials such as A Prairie Home Companion, Marketplace, Performance Today, Speaking of Faith and The Splendid Table.

The Annenberg/CPB Project
Since 1981 the Annenberg/CPB Project has supported programs that use telecommunications to improve the quality and accessibility of higher education. The project has given $90 million to create more than 50 college-level video and audio courses and 25 demonstration projects that use computer and information technologies to make education more accessible for all students.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
Authorized by the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, CPB is a private, nonprofit corporation that oversees the growth of quality, taxpayer-supported public television and radio in the United States. CPB receives funding from the federal government, disperses it for the production of public radio and television programs, and distributes direct grants for the operations of public radio and television stations.

Current
Published since 1982, Current is the biweekly newspaper for and about public broadcasting, read by people involved in public TV and public radio. The most widely read periodical in the field, Current is as an editorially independent journalistic service of the Current Publishing Committee, administered by WNET, New York City.

National Datacast, Inc.
National Datacast, a commercial subsidiary of PBS, offers real-time data broadcasting services through a nationwide network of PBS and commercial broadcast television stations. With 20 years of experience, National Datacast is recognized as a leader in providing one-stop, cost-effective solutions for the distribution of digital information and multimedia content for both business to consumer and business to business applications. National Datacast designs, implements and manages the data broadcasting network providing its customers with a safe, reliable and customizable network that reaches virtually every U.S. television household. For more information, visit www.NationalDatacast.com.

National Educational Telecommunications Association
Created in 1997, NETA was formed when SECA and the members of the former PMN joined forces to create a national public television association.

National Public Broadcasting Archives (NPBA)
The NPBA brings together the archival record of the major entities of non-commercial broadcasting in the United States, including the archives of CPB, PBS, National Public Radio (NPR), APTS, the Children's Television Workshop (CTW), and the Joint Council for Educational Telecommunications (JCET). NPBA's reference library contains basic studies of the broadcasting industry, rare pamphlets and journals on relevant topics, and clippings from the PBS press clipping service.

National Public Radio (NPR)
Founded in 1970, NPR is a nonprofit membership organization that is the leading producer of public radio programming in the United States. NPR has 490 member public radio stations nationwide, and operates a national satellite program distribution system, with regional uplinks for public radio stations and other producers.

Public Radio International (PRI)
An independent, private, nonprofit program distribution company, PRl (formerly American Public Radio) services 486 affiliates around the globe. Most PRI affiliates are NPR member stations.

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