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PBS Online Web Sites Receive Three "Webby" Award Nominations

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PBS.org sites received three nominations for one of the Internet's most celebrated awards -- the Webby, given by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

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PBS.org Reports Record-Breaking Traffic in March

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Breaking an all-time traffic record for the fourth consecutive month, PBS.org reached more than 318 million pageviews in March 2003, a ten percent boost over February's pageviews. Also in March PBS.org received nearly 30 million visits -- a 42 percent increase over February's figure.*

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"It's My Life" Launches on PBS Kids Online

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It's My Life, an innovative new Web site on PBS KIDS® Online, offers visitors age 9 to 12 a much-needed resource for information, community, and interactivity related to the social, emotional, and physical issues that most affect them. The site is available at www.pbskids.org/itsmylife/.

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Life 360 Web site Launches on PBS.org

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The Public Broadcasting System (PBS), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), ABC News Nightline, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), and Hot Pepper, Inc.bring to life the Web site associated with PBS's first original series in ten years.

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PBS to Provide Digital Public TV Stations with Political Convention Coverage in High-Definition Television

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), KCTS/Seattle Public Television and NHK of Japan will provide 17 digital PBS stations across the country with live, high-definition (HDTV) coverage of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, marking the first time these major public events will be broadcast in this new digital television format.

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PBS Online and KCET Launch "New Americans" Web Site and Live Online Adventure Exploring the Immigrant Experience

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PBS.org today debuts "NEW AMERICANS" (http://pbs.org/newamericans), a companion Web site to the documentary miniseries of the same name by Kartemquin Films -- the award-winning makers of "Hoop Dreams."

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Get Behind the Podium as PBS Online Launches 'Great American Speeches' Web Site

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PBS Online today debuts one of the most comprehensive sites ever devoted to the speeches that have punctuated American history with "GREAT AMERICAN SPEECHES: 80 YEARS OF POLITICAL ORATORY" (pbs.org/greatspeeches), a companion Web site to the documentary airing on PBS Fridays, April 7-May 5, 2000, 9:00 p.m. (check local listings).

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Young Surfers Can Go 'Behind the Scenes' and Interact with Their Favorite Characters at the Relaunched PBS Kids Web Site -- pbskids.org.

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Offering its visitors a toybox full of new features and content, the PBS KIDS Web site (pbskids.org) relaunches today with a comprehensive backstage look at PBS KIDS show characters and engaging educational activities.

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