McALLEN, RGV - The owner of KURV Radio and KMBH-TV, the Rio Grande Valley’s PBS station, says he has not been charged or convicted of any wrongdoing by the Department of Justice or any other governmental authority. In a declaration...
AUSTIN, Texas - One of the success stories featured at the International Symposium on Online Journalism was Animal Politico, a digital newspaper based in Mexico City. Editor-in-Chief Dulce Ramos was part of a panel discussion titled, “Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs...
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...
About a year ago, I participated in a teleconference call with Juan Sepulveda, PBS Senior Vice President, Station Services, on the subject of keeping public broadcasting alive in the Rio Grande Valley. The call was set up by U.S. Rep....
As President Donald Trump prepares to slash domestic spending, funding for public broadcasting is reportedly on his list — a horrible blow to rural, poverty-stricken communities. In many rural areas, particularly in states that lean Republican, public broadcasting stations are...
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...
Kathryn Bigelow — the only woman ever named Best Director — took home the Oscar for The Hurt Locker at 2010’s 82nd Academy Awards, defeating her ex-husband James Cameron, who was nominated for Avatar. Her film, set during the war...
McALLEN, RGV - An eagerly anticipated cross-border study recently undertaken by the Nielsen group will be unveiled in McAllen later this month, says Keith Patridge, president and CEO of the McAllen Economic Development Corporation. The findings of the study will...
HARLINGEN, RGV - The South Texas border region will be in the national spotlight again on Monday when NPR News begins a three-part series titled "Corruption in the Rio Grande Valley." The series, written and presented by John Burnett and...
MCALLEN, RGV  - A problem with malfunctioning transmitters that stopped many Rio Grande Valley residents from enjoying PBS TV has gone on far too long, says U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez. The McAllen congressman has written to the Public Broadcasting Service...

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