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WNET.ORG was awarded $2,350,000 between 2010 and 2014, including 5 grants in American Democracy and Journalism & Media.


2014 • 1 year, 2 months • American Democracy

Moyers & Company is a weekly public affairs program that features veteran broadcast journalist Bill Moyers in conversation with a range of public figures, from sociologists and historians to politicians and poets discussing issues of critical importance to American democracy. In 2014, Moyers & Company will continue as a weekly half-hour show for public television, complimented by daily distribution of content via its website, social media sources, and a radio show and audio podcast. The proposed grant would allow WNET.ORG, a public television station in New York, to produce the 2014 season of Moyers & Company.


2012 • 11 months • Journalism & Media

Need to Know is a weekly news and public affairs program produced by WNET, the public television station in New York City. It is broadcast nationally Friday nights on PBS. Through investigative reports and explanatory journalism, Need to Know reports on how policies made in Washington affect the lives of people around the United States. The program also reports on local innovations with the potential to be scaled up. Need to Know’s investigative reporting has been used by policymakers to demonstrate the necessity of reforms.


2011 • 2 years • Journalism & Media

WNET.ORG, a public television station in New York, and one of the largest producing stations in the Public Broadcasting System, is serving as the presenting station for Moyers & Company, a new public affairs program on PBS hosted by Bill Moyers. This grant will help support the production and distribution of Moyers & Company, a weekly hour-long program of interviews where Bill Moyers and guests will discuss the ideas that shape, sustain and challenge our culture and democracy.


2011 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

In support of NEED TO KNOW, a new weekly current affairs program (over two years).


2010 • 1 year • Journalism & Media

In support of"Cuba: The Accidental Eden" , a documentary film about Cuba's threatened natural environment for PBS NATURE.

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