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PBS Digital Studios Debuts MY BROTHER’S KEEPER, a Groundbreaking 360° VR Experience of the Civil War on January 21

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Civil War story inspired by PBS drama series MERCY STREET; To premiere in HTC VIVE exhibit at “VR on the Mountain” during Sundance Film Festival

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PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming

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To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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PBS to Present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a Special Two-Night Television Event on Monday, May 9, and Tuesday, May 10

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PBS to present “ARMED IN AMERICA,” a special two-night television event exploring the nation's rising gun violence on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10.

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PBS Digital Innovators Program Announces Call for Applicants

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Beginning today, educators from across the country—classroom changemakers who excel at using technology and digital media to spark excitement and drive learning in their classrooms—are encouraged to enter the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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PBS Names Ira Rubenstein Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced that Ira Rubenstein has been named Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for PBS, and that Kenji Thielstrom has joined the team as Vice President, Creative Services.

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PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings).

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“GoldStar” From Latino Public Broadcasting Wins the 2016 PBS Online Film Festival’s “People’s Choice” Award

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Two winners were announced today for the fifth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The film that took the “People’s Choice” top honor was “GoldStar,” a film presented by Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB). The Twin Cities PBS short film “Artist Day Jobs: Emily Lynch Victory,” was the most viewed of the 25 short films screened online.

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PBS Announces Lineup and Air Dates for THE CONTENDERS − 16 FOR ’16

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PBS announced the full list of subjects for THE CONTENDERS − 16 for ’16, a multi-part documentary featuring candidates in the most contentious and compelling political campaigns of all time.

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PBS Presents “America in Black & Blue: A PBS NewsHour Weekend Special,” A Timely Report on Race, Policing and Violence

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AMERICA IN BLACK & BLUE: A PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL, a one-hour newsmagazine special report that looks at the tensions between America’s diverse communities and their local police forces, the efforts in many communities to find common ground and healing, and the delicate balance between essential law enforcement and protecting the civil and human rights of all Americans.

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Fifth Annual PBS Online Film Festival to Include 25 Independent Short Films Featuring Diverse Voices and Viewpoints

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The PBS Online Film Festival will return for a fifth year on July 11-29, 2016 to PBS and Station Branded Digital Platforms.

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL, an Online Destination Providing Educators With Curated Content to Teach Students About the Political Process

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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Enhancing Tech in the Classroom: PBS Announces iBooks for K-8 Teachers

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PBS announces new series of subject-targeted iBooks geared toward K-8 educators, covering topics in math, English language arts, social studies, and Spanish language and culture.

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Tech-Savvy Teachers Honored in 4th Annual PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

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PBS has announced the members of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program, now in its fourth year. PBS LearningMedia, the free media on-demand service that offers more than 120,000 digital resources for teachers, is honoring educators from across the country who exemplify excellence in using technology and digital media to support student learning.

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PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 10 Webby Nominations and 13 Honoree Recognitions

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On April 5, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees of the 19th Annual Webby Awards – the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, member stations and producers received a combined 10 Webby Award nominations and 13 Honoree designations in the categories listed below.

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