From the Board Chair

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Our strategic priorities for the next three years include Building a Foundation for a Sustainable Future, Facilitating Community Conversations, and Inspiring Lifelong Learning.

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From the President's Desk: Federal Funding Update

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As you may have heard by now, both the President’s proposed budget and a bill in Congress call for the defunding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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KSPS Produces Video to Explain Why Public TV is Worth Supporting

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KSPS viewers talk about how KSPS Public Television enriches their lives with education, inspiration, children's programs, lifelong learning, the arts, news and public affairs, community programs, and access for everyone. KSPS serves Spokane, Coeur d'Alene, Calgary, Edmonton, eastern Washington, northern Idaho.

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KSPS Passport Hosts More than 1300 Premium Episodes

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The Passport library currently offers members thousands of hours of content, and new PBS programs are added weekly. The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece — including all six seasons of Downton Abbey. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television’s acclaimed a

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KSPS Film on Carl Maxey Earns Emmy Nomination

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A documentary film produced by Spokane public television station, KSPS, has been nominated for a prestigious Emmy award. The film, "Carl Maxey: A Fighting Life," is one of three historical documentary nominees.

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KSPS Launches 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel, Expanding Access to the #1 Children's Educational Media Brand on TV and Digital Platforms

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24/7 PBS KIDS is available to Spokane-area viewers on Comcast channel 19. Recent Survey Shows Parents Say TV Viewing Is a Top Family-Time Activity, Want Anytime Access to High-Quality Educational Content and Rank PBS KIDS as Best Use of Family Screen Time

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KSPS to Host President and CEO of PBS, Paula Kerger

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The Future of Public Media: Please join us for an evening of conversation, wine, beer & small plates. Bring your friends and your questions for a lively, interactive Q&A session benefiting KSPS with a special invitation to support the 50th Anniversary Endowment Campaign

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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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