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 and TV station programming, yet most...
Public media is continuing to offer innovative services in education, public safety and local and national journalism that benefit communities during this unprecedented time. Attached (below) is an update on public media activities in your state that I thought...
NEW YORK, New York — To coincide with UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day, The New York Times is promoting hundreds of local news outlets, including the Rio Grande Guardian. World Press Freedom Day is a day dedicated to raising awareness...
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 in Reynosa.  A tentative deal was struck...
MCALLEN, Texas - In a recent interview, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez was asked if he would be pushing PBS to provide more education programs on TV while schools are closed. Gonzalez responded to the question set by the Rio Grande Guardian:...
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. Thanks in large part to...
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 among 15 representatives - all Latinos/Latinas...
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 source for news and public affairs...
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS - A big supporter of public radio in the Rio Grande Valley says he has received an encouraging response from NPR as he battles to get its programming restored over the air in the region. W.F. Strong, an...
MCALLEN, Texas - U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar says the ugly rhetoric President Trump directed towards Mexico a couple of years back led to a million of its citizens not visiting the United States. As a result, the Laredo Democrat said,...

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