Arts and Media http://nwpr.org en The Murrow FCC Rural Information Initiative http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative <p>The Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University recently was host to a special day-long discussion of the information landscape in Washington with a particular emphasis on the information needs of the rural population. Sat, 23 Jun 2012 04:13:16 +0000 John Paxson 10496 at http://nwpr.org The Murrow FCC Rural Information Initiative (Parts 1-3) http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative-parts-1-3 <p>The Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University recently was host to a special day-long discussion of the information landscape in Washington with a particular emphasis on the information needs of the rural population.&nbsp;</p><p>The landscape is, in many ways, an enigma.&nbsp; A state that is an acknowledged world leader in digital technologies has some areas where there is virtually no digital access.&nbsp; The big cities&mdash;clustered in four areas&mdash;have ample electronic and print news coverage.&nbsp; But vast areas of rural Washington have very little.</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:13:06 +0000 John Paxson 10495 at http://nwpr.org The Murrow FCC Rural Information Initiative (Parts 4-6) http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative-parts-4-6 <p>Click on the links above for parts 4-6 of the discussion. (Here are <a href="http://nwpr.org/post/murrow-fcc-rural-information-initiative-parts-1-3">parts 1-3</a>)</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:05:31 +0000 John Paxson 10494 at http://nwpr.org WSU Alumna, Producer of "NCIS," Tells Students to Follow Their Passion http://nwpr.org/post/wsu-alumna-producer-ncis-tells-students-follow-their-passion <p>Hollywood is not looking for copycats, but new and interesting ideas. That&rsquo;s according to Nicole Mirante-Matthews, the co- executive producer of CBS television&rsquo;s NCIS. She spoke at Washington State University in Pullman on Thursday. Fri, 06 Apr 2012 22:59:57 +0000 Glenn Mosley 6246 at http://nwpr.org WSU Alumna, Producer of "NCIS," Tells Students to Follow Their Passion Washington Man Directs New Japan Disaster Documentary http://nwpr.org/post/washington-man-directs-new-japan-disaster-documentary <p>An Everett, Washington, man is excited for the U.S. premiere Friday of his documentary about last year&rsquo;s devastating earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan. The first-hand account will also get its Canadian premiere in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday night, almost precisely one year after the disaster. Correspondent Anna King has his story.</p> Sat, 10 Mar 2012 01:33:59 +0000 Anna King 4616 at http://nwpr.org Washington Man Directs New Japan Disaster Documentary