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Wanted: Your Visions of Nashville

Published on March 25, 2010 By Erin McInnis

Middle Tennesseans Encouraged To Send In Their Best Nashville Photo for “Visions of Nashville” Campaign  The Ryman. Opryland. 2nd Avenue. The Shelby Street Bridge. The Batman Building. Musica. What do all these have in common?  Every one of these locations is pictured in thousands of photos every year because they are Nashville. They are the […]

Government Is Running Out of DTV Coupon Money

Published on January 6, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

The Wall Street Journal reports today that the government is running out of the allotted money — provided to consumers via coupons — to subsidize the purchase of converter boxes. The article cites an increase in demand. “Rattled by the recession,” Amy Schatz and Ben Charny write, “many consumers facing the upcoming switch to digital […]

A Free Teleseminar for Journalists on the DTV Transition

Published on May 16, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

To help journalists report on the upcoming DTV transition, the Foundation for American Journalists (FACS) will present a free tele-seminar with industry experts who can answer questions on how the transition will affect consumers. This seminar is aimed at journalists who cover technology, business, consumer affairs and the broadcast-cable-satellite industries. On the call will be […]

The Electric Company to Return

Published on May 13, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Cue the funk. It may have been the coolest show about reading ever, and it’s coming back. The Electric Company, “Refitted for the age of hip-hop and informed by decades of further educational research on reading,” according to the New York Times, will return to public television in 2009. “It’s the old one mixed with […]

Frontline Looks at the Storm Over Everest

Published on May 12, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

It was the worst climbing tragedy in Mount Everest’s History. As darkness fell on May 10, 1996, a fast-moving storm of unimaginable ferocity trapped three climbing teams high on the slopes of Mount Everest. The climbers, exhausted from their summit climb, were soon lost in darkness, in a fierce blizzard, far from the safety of […]

The DTV Transition in Four Videos

Published on April 29, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Still unclear about DTV Transition? We’ve created four new videos — specifically for our web viewing — to help you out. Kevin Crane, our VP of Technology and Programming leads the way. Watch them at http://wnpt.net/dtv. Got questions? drop us a line newmedia[at]wnpt.net.

BYE BYE SET-TOP CABLE BOX?

Published on January 7, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

The New York Post has news from the Consumer Electronic Expo. According to the Post, “Today marks the beginning of the end for that terminally ugly device in the living room: the TV set-top box.”

WHEN PEOPLE IN TELEVISION WATCH TELEVISION, or what happens when we change the channel

Published on February 9, 2007 By Joe Pagetta

Today, we start the first in a series of postings by guest bloggers that I corner in the hallway or break room and ask to share with our readers & viewers what’s on their mind. Our first post is from some guy I caught eyeing my lunch in the refrigerator. One of the great things […]