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Public media audience expanded in 2017, with NPR digital pushing the growth

Pew Research Center has published its latest data on public media audience, including NPR, American Public Media, and Public Radio International. For most metrics, the three public media houses saw little to some growth, although NPR’s digital platforms continue to be top performers. Continue Reading

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Public radio trio helps revive Gothamist and two other local news websites

Three public radio stations have made investments in the digital arm of local news. Gothamist and its companion network of city-focused news websites were recently shut down by owner Joe Ricketts; the billionaire closed down and deleted the entire network a week after their reporters and editors voted to join a union. Now, three of those sites are getting revived by their local public radio counterparts. Continue Reading