Jan 28, 2005
Alberto Ibargüen, chairman of the PBS Board, will serve as president of the Knight Foundation. (Foundation press release.) He will step down as publisher of the Miami Herald. (Via Romenesko.)
Posted by Mike at 2:55 PM
The Vermont same-sex couples featured in the controversial Postcards from Buster episode regret that PBS will not distribute the episode, reports AP. "I feel betrayed as a parent,'' said Tracy Harris. "We feel it's important that we not exclude kids because of what their family structure looks like," said a WGBH spokeswoman in the New York Times.
Posted by Mike at 1:37 PM
Floridian Dave Plotkin has apparently failed in his bid to break the world record for the longest continuous radio broadcast by a single DJ. But he's dead set on a second attempt. "I will obliterate all comers," he tells Current. Plotkin, who finished his 110 hours Jan. 21, didn't know that the most recent record was 120 hours, set by Arulanantham Suresh Joachim in Canada in June 2003.
Posted by Mike at 10:35 AM