Assessing Impact of Media

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Threats are real, but benchmarks point to healthy public radio system

“Renewed confidence in the future of public radio is showing up all across the country,” writes Mark Fuerst, director of the Public Media Futures Forum, created by the Wyncote Foundation. While public radio trends look positive, there are still persistent challenges, including the need for a redesigned editorial network, improvement in digital services, and narrowing the gap between large, high-performing stations and smaller stations lacking in resources.

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