MCALLEN, Texas - The Gannett news organization has closed The Edinburg Review and Valley Town Crier. Local publisher Yvonne Gomez confirmed as much in a brief interview with The Rio Grande Guardian.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas - National Public Radio recently received $4.7 million from philanthropists Eric and Wendy Schmidt but none of the money will go towards restoring NPR to the Rio Grande Valley. Rather, the funds...
HARLINGEN, RGV - While some conservative commentators say the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill passed by Congress includes too much “pork,” radio executives and supporters of NPR in the Rio Grande Valley say they are thrilled.
In survey after survey the American people consistently have named PBS/NPR as their most trusted and unbiased institutions among nationally known organizations. They have also ranked the the two media entities the most trusted...
MCALLEN, Texas - Copyright laws are stopping the Rio Grande Valley from accessing National Public Radio programming via a Mexican radio station. The nonprofit Grassroots Public Radio-RGV recently met with radio executives from Radiorama...
MCALLEN, RGV - UT-Rio Grande Valley has set up a working group to look into the possibility of the university housing and operating a National Public Radio station on campus. Confirmation of this fact...
I’m cheered to see The Rio Grande Guardian informing readers of public radio’s connection to education, critical thinking, and expanding community horizons.  The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is essential to all American public radio...
MCALLEN, Texas - Two members of Congress from South Texas are urging congressional leaders to provide more official information and education about the coronavirus in Spanish. U.S. Reps. Vicente Gonzalez and Filemon Vela are...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - A new National Public Radio station for the Rio Grande Valley would be bilingual, with programming in Spanish and English, says W.F. Strong. The author, broadcaster and educator is leading the effort to get UT-Rio Grande Valley...
MCALLEN, RGV - Former members of KMBH’s Upper Valley Community Advisory Board have reconstituted themselves in order to save NPR in the region. The board was disbanded by the Diocese of Brownsville when Bishop Daniel Flores sold PBS four years...

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