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Recent Press Releases

Statement from Paula Kerger, President & CEO, PBS on Ward Chamberlin Jr.

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PBS deeply mourns the loss of our friend and colleague Ward Chamberlin Jr.

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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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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, FRONTLINE and JACKIE ROBINSON Win Writers Guild Awards

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On Sunday, February 19 winners of the 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and the Edison Ballroom from New York City.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win 5 Kidscreen Awards

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PBS KIDS received two awards for Best Channel Website (for pbskids.org) and Best Game App (for PBS KIDS Games). Additionally, PBS KIDS producers took home 3 awards.

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New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including Most Republicans – Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

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A new national survey conducted jointly by leading Republican and Democratic researchers reveals that voters across the political spectrum overwhelmingly oppose eliminating federal funding for public television and that more than 7 in 10 see public television as a good or excellent value for their tax dollars, on par with investments in highways, roads and bridges.

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