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Vote for PBS' session proposals at the annual SXSW Festival via the SXSW PanelPicker, a collection of the thousands of session ideas submitted across a myriad of categories and subjects.The PanelPicker allows the public to vote for sessions they find interesting, and can have an impact on the sessio…
August 21, 2014 at 6:01 am
Tune in reminder: Ken Burns (PBS) appears on tonight's Late Show with David Letterman at 11:35/10:35c to talk about THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History, which premieres Sept. 14 on PBS.
August 21, 2014 at 2:35 am
From PBS MediaShift: Can a cucumber tell a story about a social cause? Civic MIT has teamed up with the Sommerville Food Security Coalition to share food security data in a fanciful, flavorful way.
Can a vegetable tell a story about food access in Somerville? Yep. <img class=size-large wp-image-658 alt=70% of Somerville Public School students receive free or reduced lunch - laser-cut onto a cucumber src=https://datatherapy.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/70-30-sps-cuke.
August 21, 2014 at 2:00 am
What to do when a prospective employer won't show you the employee handbook. (from PBS NewsHour)
Don't accept a new job, and maybe even consider not quitting your current job, until you've seen the employee handbook. That may sound risky, but taking a job without knowing all the terms is risky, says headhunter Nick Corcodilos.
August 20, 2014 at 11:00 pm
via PARADE Magazine: "Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void." (Coming to MASTERPIECE | PBS (Masterpiece Theatre) starting Sunday night)
Just when you thought summer television was nothing but reruns, PBS has thrown us a fabulous option to fill the void. Premiering Sunday, August 24th, Masterpiece: Breathless provides another beautiful, binge-worthy series from the people who seem to have the formula for period drama marked by style…
August 20, 2014 at 9:49 pm
Ken Burns (PBS) visits the Late Show with David Letterman tonight, to talk about his upcoming documentary THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History. Watch it at 11:35/10:35c on CBS.
August 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm
#FindingYourRoots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns to PBS on Sept. 23. Visit the brand new website to see the 29 entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities who will explore their ancestral pasts on Season 2: Who are you most excited to see?
WATCH A PREVIEWSeason Two Stars Unearth Hidden Family HistoriesPreview the upcoming season of Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr., premiering September 23rd, 2014 at 8PM EST.
August 20, 2014 at 6:15 pm
A white hole is, basically, the opposite of a black hole. Are they real, or mere myth? (from NOVA Next)
Sailors have their krakens and their sea serpents. Physicists have white holes: cosmic creatures that straddle the line between tall tale and reality. Yet to be... Read Full Post
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Paula Kerger, President of PBS, was nominated by Charlie Rose Executive Producer Yvette Vega to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help spread awareness of ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Paula (with the help of some friends you might know) accepted the challenge and donated to the ALS Association. She nominates filmmaker Ken Burns (PBS), Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour, and all of the Presidents at PBS stations.
If you wish to donate, please visit: http://www.alsa.org/fight-als/ice-bucket-challenge.html
Paula Kerger, CEO/President of PBS was nominated by Charlie Rose Executive Producer Yvette Vega to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help spread awa...
August 20, 2014 at 4:35 pm
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