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LIMITING THE RISK OF WEBSITE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

A memo about procedures to follow from Garvey Schubert Barer if you operate a website and allow anyone to post comments on the website or social media pages. Media Memo – Notice and Takedown – Limiting the Risk of Copyright Infringement

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EXPANDING YOUR REACH

From the recent NPR Digital Services webinar, How to Expand Your Reach on YouTube, here are resources and a getting started guide. Begin by reading the blog post first. See these illustrative examples of YouTube channels from member stations WBUR and WNYC. YouTubeChannelGuide-getstarted YouTube News Resources

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LOOKING AHEAD TO 2025 FROM PEW RESEARCH INTERNET PROJECT

If you’re someone who’s intrigued with looking ahead to 2025, check out this post by Pew Research Internet Project marking the 25th Anniversary of the Internet.  Experts say that “the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ over the next decade – less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives, with many good and potentially bad […]

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THE STATE OF THE NEWS MEDIA 2014

The State of the News Media 2014 report was just released by Pew Research Center’s Journalism Project.  Note that NPR listenership hit an 8-year high in 2013 and that the online audience continues to expand.  Read the Overview here.

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FROM EDISON RESEARCH

The most recent article in the Infinite Dial series from Edison Research states that weekly audience for all forms of online radio is growing, now 36% of all Americans age 12+ or 94 million nationally.  Thirty-one percent of Americans use Pandora as compared to 8% for iTunes monthly usage.  Not surprisingly, podcasts are on the […]

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Scenarios: Planning And How To Build Them

A good set of “scenarios” are plausible stories, relevant to the question at hand, divergent from one another, and challenging our assumptions about how the future will play out.  When applied to strategic thinking, as it has been by successful organizations for the last 20 years, a set of scenarios is a tool for ordering […]

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THE FEDERAL INVESTMENT IN PUBLIC MEDIA

View the last decade of federal funding for public media stations and the Congressionally approved but not yet appropriated funding for three years going forward.

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Code of Integrity

Eastern Region Public Media joins other public stations and organizations in formally endorsing the new Public Media Code of Integrity. The Code sets out the important tenets that cut across public media – all of our content, all of our platforms, at all of our entities. It reflects the work of dozens of executives, programmers, […]

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Music Rights for Public Broadcasters

CPB has negotiated on behalf of the public media system and secured funding to pay the fees for new licensing agreements for the use of music by qualified public radio and television stations in their over-the-air broadcasts and in their on-line streams.  To begin the process to be covered under these licenses and for more […]

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ADOPTING INDECENCY ENFORCEMENT POLICY

ERPM signed a letter endorsing comments that demonstrate to the Commission that there is a chorus of support from within the public broadcasting system for its proposal to adopt a more relaxed and reasonable enforcement policy.   (more…)

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