Defunding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

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The impact of eliminating federal funding for public broadcasting would be devastating for public television stations nationwide and especially hard on smaller and rural stations and their communities who rely more heavily on the funds from CPB to continue providing free, over-the-air quality television and educational programming.

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High School Students Consider Careers in Media—And How to Spot Fake News—At KSPS MediaFest

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65 area high school students attended lectures and workshops on careers in TV, print, and radio journalism; social media and PR; and documentary and dramatic film-making. After lunch with the professionals, students learned how to be responsible consumers of media and how to spot fake news.

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Donate Your Car to KSPS Public Television

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Ready to get that unused vehicle off your hands and support public media while you’re at it? When you donate your vehicle to KSPS Public Television, you’re supporting the quality programming you love with a contribution that is tax-deductible.

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Nationwide Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution for the 14th Consecutive Year

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For the 14th consecutive year, a nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions. In addition, the same survey found that parents rank PBS KIDS as the #1 educational media brand for children, significantly outscoring cable and commercial broadcast television networks.

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KSPS to Host 7th Annual 50 Hour Slam Inland Northwest Film Festival

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In just a few weeks the 50 Hour Slam returns for the 7th year with our Friday March 24th Kickoff! As before, we will be holding the kickoff at the KSPS Studio. Doors open at 6:30 PM and will be locked at 7:30 PM, so don't be late!

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From the President's Desk: Notes from the Paradox…

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KSPS celebrates our 50th Anniversary and considers the threat of potential loss of federal funding.

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From the Chair: I Look Forward to Seeing You on TV

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The Board and I encourage YOU to send a “Happy 50th” greeting to the station.

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KSPS Partners with GoodWorld to Enable #donate Functionality

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New partnership means Facebook and Twitter users can donate simply and securely from their mobile devices, simply by commenting or re-tweeting and using the hashtag, "#donate" followed by the gift they'd like to give in USD.

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PBS Kids on KSPS

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PBS Kids is the brand of most of the children's shows aired by PBS. Kids shows aired on KSPS are selected for aligning with our mission: to entertain, engage and educate to enrich all the communities we serve. Parents, teachers, and kids will recognize some of their favorite children's programs like...

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Front & Center: As KSPS turns 50, Gary Stokes helps TV station keep moving forward

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Stokes is president and general manager of KSPS Public Television, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. During a recent Spokesman Review interview, he discussed “Downton Abbey,” the Canadian dollar and rabbit ears.

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KSPS has Tickets to Blues Rock Guitarist, Joe Bonamassa

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Blues rock guitarist, Joe Bonamassa, is playing Spokane's INB in October, and KSPS has enviable tickets available as thank you gifts for pledges of support.

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Weather – 3; Translators – ½

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The translator news this week from our KSPS engineers: Bridgeport down; Troy, MT down; Missoula, MT down; Omak half-power.

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KSPS Offers "Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living" Magazine with New Memberships

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KSPS Partners with Bozzi Media to Offer Free Magazine Subscriptions to New Sustainers

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New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

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Nationally, GOP voters oppose eliminating federal funding for public television by almost a 2-1 margin

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KSPS will Host Rick Steves for a Live Travel Talk

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Beloved American Travel Writer and TV Host to Speak in Spokane

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