WFYI in the News

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March 22, 2017

Trump Wants to Cut Public Broadcasting — Where Mike Pence’s Daughter Got Her Start as a Filmmaker

THE INTERCEPT- Trump’s proposed 2018 budget is his suggestion to eliminate all $455 million in federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which provides support for public television and radio stations across the country.
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March 20, 2017


INDY STAR- When conditions are right, low-head dams make picturesque, inviting structures that seem a perfect place for casting a fishing line or taking a dip. But when the water is high or moving fast, these dams are deadly.
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March 16, 2017

WFYI, Arts Council bristle at Trump budget plan that slashes funding

INDY STAR- Public television and radio stations, as well as arts programs, are asking for Hoosiers' help to save federal funding.
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March 11, 2017

Fairbanks Foundation sharpens focus in quest to maximize impact

INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL- For more than 30 years, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation operated without a specific vision. Its founder, Indianapolis businessman Richard M. Fairbanks II, who led the organization until his death in August 2000, intentionally did not set strict parameters for how funds should be spent.
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March 10, 2017

Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor to receive Indiana's top honor

INDY STAR- Eva Mozes Kor, a Holocaust survivor who endured Nazi death camp experiments and founded a museum in Terre Haute to preserve that history, is being awarded one of Indiana’s highest honors.
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March 5, 2017

Civil War drama reaches out to IUPUI professor

INDY STAR- IUPUI professor Jane Schultz never expected her years of digging around in library archives to land her a gig reading scripts and consulting on a television show.
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March 3, 2017

WFYI to debut PBS KIDS 24/7

INDY'S CHILD- From Sesame Street to Splash and Bubbles, PBS KIDS programs on WFYI have been educating and entertaining central Indiana children for decades. Beginning Monday, March 6, these and 19 other PBS KIDS shows will be available 24 hours a day on “WFYI’s PBS KIDS” broadcast on the station’s 20.2 digital channel and streamed live at
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March 3, 2017

Watch PBS Kids 24 hours a day starting Monday

INDY STAR- Starting next week, parents and their kids will have a few more ways to get to Sesame Street.
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March 2, 2017

WFYI launches new channel just for children

INDIANAPOLIS BUSINESS JOURNAL- Move over Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Another television channel for central Indiana children is set to hit the air.
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February 27, 2017

Lakeshore Public Media in Merrillville could lose 17 percent of funding

NWI- Lakeshore Public Media, the Merrillville-based National Public Radio and Public Broadcasting Service affiliate, could face the loss of 17 percent of its revenue if sweeping federal cuts come to pass.
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