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business

HBO makes deal to air new 'Sesame Street' episodes ahead of PBS, will double show's production, Dow Jones reports - @CNBCnow

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PBS to air 7-part Ken Burns documentary on the Roosevelt political dynasty - @AP

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PBS

Ira Rubenstein, 2-decade entertainment industry veteran who has worked at Sony, 20th Century Fox and Marvel Entertainment, joins PBS as general manager of digital - @Variety

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Aereo ruled illegal by Supreme Court

Statement from PBS, Univision and Fox on Aereo Supreme Court challenge: 'We are confident the Court will recognize that this has never been about stifling new video distribution technologies, but has always been about stopping a copyright violator who redistributes television programming without permission or compensation' - via @brianstelter

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Thailand political crisis, 2013-2015

Thai PBS broadcaster reportedly seized by anti-government protesters - @W7VOA

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Apple TV

Apple TV adds Yahoo and PBS to list of content stream providers - @allthingsd

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television

PBS renews 'Tavis Smiley' late-night talk show for 2 seasons - @AP

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Downton Abbey

PBS' Masterpiece renews TV series 'Downton Abbey' for 5th season - @Variety

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United Nations General Assembly 2013

Iranian President Rouhani says he gave interviews to CNN, PBS and Washington Post during his stay in New York - live video

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Alleged chemical attack in Syria, Aug. 21, 2013

President Obama to tape interviews with anchors from NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, CNN and FOX on Monday to air that evening - @NBCNews

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ESPN

ESPN releases statement on its pull out from Frontline NFL concussion investigation - @deadspin

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ESPN

Frontline releases statement on break from ESPN investigative program - @PBS

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PBS

'PBS NewsHour' plans layoffs as it closes offices - @nytimes

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2012 US elections

Puppets protest Romney threat to US public broadcasting in Million Puppet March on Capitol Hill - @AFP

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Washington, DC

Supporters of Sesame Street and PBS are planning a Million Muppet March - @Reuters

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2012 US elections

Obama continues his Sesame Street riff. "Elmo you better make a run for it ... You want me to save Big Bird?"

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US presidential debates 2012

Responding to Romney comment at presidential debate, PBS says they're disappointed to be 'political target' - @WSJ

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US presidential debates 2012

Huge applause at Romney debate watch party in Manchester when Romney says he'll cut PBS funding

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PBS

Hackers access PBS servers in retaliation for WikiLeaks report; post staff log-ins, fake story on Tupac Shakur

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Jim Lehrer

Jim Lehrer, 76, to step down from daily broadcast at PBS 'Newshour,' ending the longest run of a national anchorman

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