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WNHH, debuting next week, aims to extend the community journalism of the New Haven Independent to the airwaves — and to reflect the city it’s in.
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Alex Blumberg, CEO and co-founder of Gimlet Media: “People who like public radio like podcasts, but people outside of public radio also like podcasts. So let’s find those people.”
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Getting beyond tote bags and pledge drives is critical to the sustainability of public media. Is there an alternative vision of membership that relies on relationships more than money?
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“This reflects the larger consumer trend that we see across all media, which is live consumption of any media, including television, shifting to on-demand, self-curated experiences.”
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Melody Kramer is trying to build the next generation of supporters for public media by letting them contribute by sharing a skill as well as their credit card number.
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The money will help PRX’s collective of public media-minded shows develop sustainable business models and expand with new shows and producers.
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The app is letting NPR capture better data than ever on how people listen to audio: “What I want to give people is not just the thing they will tolerate enough that they won’t skip it — but the thing they love.”
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