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Can Public Media Organizations Succeed Seeding Silicon Valley Startups? New Fund to Find Out

December 2, 2012 | 7:30 pm

Can Public Media Organizations Succeed Seeding Silicon Valley Startups? New Fund to Find Out

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Three media nonprofits — Knight Foundation, Public Radio Exchange (PRX), and KQED (you’re on it, bub, no link required) have announced they’re creating a $2.5 million accelerator fund for selected media startups — of the for-profit variety — to tap. It’s called Matter Ventures, based in San Francisco’s SoMa district. Prospective candidates will be able […]

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Public Broadcasting Icon Jim Lehrer Stepping Down

May 12, 2011 | 12:20 pm

Public Broadcasting Icon Jim Lehrer Stepping Down

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It was inevitable, but it’s still sad to see him go. Jim Lehrer has announced that after 36 years, he will be vacating the anchor chair at the PBS NewsHour. You can read all the details at PBS.org. For us in the KQED newsroom, today’s announcement is a reminder of the tremendous contributions Lehrer has […]

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