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PBS Plans To Cross The Pond | ELIZABETH JENSEN | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media

PBS, known as the American television outlet for many British programs produced by the BBC and others, is looking to turn the tables by starting a dig...

Kimchi Chronicles Celebrate Seoul Food

Erica Watson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
Erica Watson

To some, this rags to riches story reads like a fairy tale, but for Marja Vongerichten is it real life.

6 Degrees of Separation: Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon Are Cousins

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Kyra Sedgwick describes the discovery that she and her husband Kevin Bacon are 10th cousins once-removed as "a little upsetting," but it shouldn't be. Here's why.

David Moye

Rare Ronald McDonald Costume Reveals Spokes-Clown's Origins | David Moye | Posted 09.06.2011 | Weird News

In a more innocent age, Ronald McDonald was the most benign of media icons: a cheerful clown whose floppy red wig and striped clothes presented an ima...

Meet The Man Who Claims He Turned In Infamous Hacker Group

Arbutus, MD Patch | Bruce Goldfarb | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

He is slender, with steel-gray eyes and close-cropped light brown hair. He looks even younger than his 22 years, belying his experience in the world o...

Two Spirits: Overlapping Identities for First Nations People

Coya White Hat-Artichoker | Posted 08.13.2011 | Media
Coya White Hat-Artichoker

The memory we bring forth as First Nations people is of a time and way of life where LGBTQI folks were accepted. Fred's legacy goes beyond tacit racism and cultural appropriation.

Mastodon Project To Air On PBS As National Geographic-NOVA Special

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 01.17.2012 | Denver

The National Geographic Society plans to feature the Snowmass Ice Age-finds on PBS as part of a NOVA special airing on PBS next year. A crew of mo...

Out in America

Terrence Meck | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media
Terrence Meck

While everyone in the film was fascinating, there was one couple that truly captured my heart. They called themselves the Harolds, an elderly gay couple living together in Washington D.C. and partners for longer than most couples could ever imagine, gay or straight.

PBS Going Hyperlocal -- Look Out Sesame Street

Rick Robinson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media
Rick Robinson

PBS wants to bring culture to the neighborhood; to share among others. To be local while not being hyper. To cooperate.

What Effect Will More Corporate Ads and Interrupted Programming Really Have on PBS?

Pearl Korn | Posted 08.07.2011 | Media
Pearl Korn

At PBS's recent annual gathering it was announced that the number and frequency of promotions for corporate sponsors would increase during a few noted programs as an experiment.

A Paradox? Or Just a Contradiction?

John Merrow | Posted 08.07.2011 | Education
John Merrow

Can a school be both good and bad at the same time? Is educational quality -- like beauty -- in the eye of the beholder or do test scores say it all?

Watch: How Will PBS Hack Affect Journalism?

Posted 08.01.2011 | Media



The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.31.2011 | Media

PBS was hacked again by a group retaliating against the network for a "Frontline" documentary about WikiLeaks. The group, LulzSec, has previously h...

Hacked PBS Spreads 'Tupac Alive' Rumor

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.29.2011 | Media

A report is spreading quickly on Facebook and Twitter that famed rapper Tupac Shakur is shockingly "alive and well" in New Zealand, 15 years after he ...

WATCH: Steve Martin & His Banjo To Head To U.S. Capitol On 4th Of July

AP/The Huffington Post | By SANDY COHEN | Posted 07.23.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- Steve Martin and his banjo are taking on the U.S. Capitol on July 4. The 65-year-old entertainer is set to perform from the Capitol'...

PBS Trying Controversial New Strategy

Posted 07.23.2011 | Media

PBS will begin doing something it has never done before: interrupting its shows with promotional spots. The public television network announced at ...

Trouble for Assange? Tomorrow's PBS 'Frontline' Probes Bradley Manning's Ties to WikiLeaks Leader

Greg Mitchell | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

It's hard to imagine that Frontline could cause even deeper trouble for Bradley Manning, but the picture it paints of Julian Assange forms the heart of the U.S. government's attempt to prosecute him under the Espionage Act.

In The Valley Of The Shadow Of Freedom Riders

Black Voices | Trymaine Lee | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

Yesterday morning, as I stood across from where it all began at 1100 New York Avenue in Washington, D.C., and watched as the college kids linked arms ...

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Challenge the Barriers

Angela Haines | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Maria Lores-Browne, a Colombian immigrant, began dreaming about her own business during her years working as a laborer on construction sites, doing ev...

'Forgive Us Our Trespasses': The Complexity Of Forgiveness

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 06.15.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Forgiveness is such an obvious part of religious commitments and human sensibility that the conversation around giving and getting forgiveness is often mechanistic, sentimental or superficial.

My Parents' Mixed Marriage

John Merrow | Posted 06.14.2011 | Education
John Merrow

If Republican politicians honestly wanted to strengthen America, they would be urging dual language public schools.

Still Looking for Alexander

David O. Stewart | Posted 06.13.2011 | Entertainment
David O. Stewart

If good intentions and a lively imagination were all that counted, the documentary Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton would be a masterwork.

Saving The Bay (It's The Ecology, Stupid!)

George Heymont | Posted 06.11.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

When I first saw Stanley Kramer's 1959 movie, On The Beach, I was living on the East Coast and had no idea what San Francisco looked like. However, a ...

Black In Latin America: Brazil's Complex View Of Race And Color

The Root | Posted 06.11.2011 | World

Brazil once touted itself as free of racism. It turns out that the truth was more complicated -- a lot more complicated. In his new PBS series, The Ro...

Michael Calderone

'Frontline' Looks Beyond Broadcast With New Hires | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.11.2011 | Media

"Frontline" has racked up dozens of broadcast journalism awards over the past 28 years and remains a staple of public television. But instead of resti...