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Newshour is doing a SPECIAL program today, Friday 18 July, looking at the 2 big stories of the moment, the Malaysian airliner crash, and the Israeli ground offensive in Gaza.
2 clocked hours from 1200 GMT/0800 eastern.
There will be no change to the BBC World Service schedule on July 23rd.
The planned strike by National Union of Journalists and Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Technicians Union has been averted. The BBC and the unions will continue talks and the BBC World Service will continue with its regularly scheduled programming. American Public Media will keep you posted on any major developments.
If you have any questions, please either contact me or your Station Relations Representative.
BBC’s Newshour on Thursday, July 17 at 1500 ET and 1600 ET will be a single-issue program bringing the latest on the crash of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane in eastern Ukraine.
As an APM affiliate, we want to be sure that you are aware of the fresh, creative, and original programming produced by On Being. During the next couple of weeks, On Being will feed two shows that capture the breadth and depth of the award-winning program; W.E.B. Du Bois is a compelling addition to the ongoing coverage of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights 50th Anniversary milestones and Revealing Ramadan was created from the contributions of Muslim public radio listeners and brings this religious holiday to life through human stories.
The final game of the World Cup takes place on Sunday, July 13 and there are some slight changes to the BBC World Service schedule. The changes DO NOT affect the clock.
On the heels of yesterday’s economic remarks at Georgetown Waterfront Park, President Obama spoke with Marketplace‘s Kai Ryssdal about the state of the economy. The full Oval Office interview will air on all feeds of Marketplace PM Thursday, July 3rd.
Marketplace Weekend with host Lizzie O’Leary is built for the weekend audience. It will be an informative, fun, interactive program that leverages Marketplace’s talent and reporting strength across all platforms. O’Leary will guide listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week – exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next – through lively and engaging conversations on air and online.
A Prairie Home Companion
A Prairie Home Companion kicks off a yearlong celebration of the show over the 4th of July weekend with a three day outdoor festival at the location where it all began 40 years ago, at Macalester College in Saint Paul, MN.
The BBC World Service airs World Book Club with Jostein Gaarder on Sunday, July 6th at 12:06 ET.
World Book Club is an unclocked 53 minute program with no bottom of the hour newscast, billboard, cutaway or funder credit. Stations in automation will need to change their automation.
In a move signaling public media’s shared commitment to its audience, NPR and American Public Media announced an agreement today that will make APM’s Marketplace Morning Report a daily feature during NPR’s Morning Edition newsmagazine. The change will take place in the fall.