Insights, Not Sound Bites: How We Serve

Public broadcasting includes media outlets that operate as a public service.  Unlike commercial broadcasting, public media is non-profit and operates from donations from private citizens and businesses. In our previous post on the principles of pubic media, we talked about what supporting a strong civil society means to us, as a station. This time we’re going… Continue reading Insights, Not Sound Bites: How We Serve

Insights, Not Sound Bites: Supporting a Strong Civil Society

Public broadcasting includes media outlets that operate as a public service.  Unlike commercial broadcasting, public media is non-profit and operates from donations from private citizens and businesses. As a public media station, Michigan Radio prides itself on supporting a strong civil society.  Which are fancy words for…what? To put it simply, we are committed to improving… Continue reading Insights, Not Sound Bites: Supporting a Strong Civil Society

Why Public Radio is More Important Than Ever

The new president and CEO of NPR worked for nearly two decades in broadcast radio. But he says it’s his recent experience as a business executive and investor that will strengthen the 45-year-old media organization. Check out this conversation with Jarl Mohn about the future of public radio on The Diane Rehm Show: