Mellon Gives $1M To Public Broadcasting Archive

‘PBS NewsHour’ Archive To Be Digitized

Public media producer WGBH Boston, the Library of Congress and WETA Washington will digitize, preserve and allow the public online access to PBS NewsHour’s predecessor programs from 1975 to 2007, made possible with funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources. The project will digitize nearly 10,000 programs comprising more than 8,000 recorded hours that chronicle American and foreign affairs, providing access to original source material.

CPB, WGBH, LOC Form Public Bcasting Archive

On Feb. 10, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting together with WGBH Boston and the Library of Congress will celebrate the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress. Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), a long-time supporter of public media, is the featured speaker. He will be joined by Librarian […]

LOC To Preserve 40,000 Hours Of TV, Radio

Under a project funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 40,000 hours of content is being digitized for long-term preservation and will become the Library of Congress’ American Archive of Public Broadcasting. It will be housed at the library’s National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Va.