PRX Ponders Convergence

Picks for Mother Earth and Mother’s Day, plus a new three-part investigative series on sexual assault in the military.

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PRX Station Newsletter
April 17, 2012

PRX Ponders Convergence

Hi friend of PRX,

Tied to the roof? Riding piggyback? Sometimes unconnected stories just beg to be brought together (apologies to the Romneys, NASA, and Seamus!).

Public Radio Remix works that way: the PRX streaming format presents stories in a new context that listeners tell us is addictive and compelling.

Or, look at what we highlight each week here or the logged-in PRX homepage: a broad mix of long and short form radio that speaks to variety AND connection.

What mixes do you like on PRX? Create yours.


Mama Nature

Earth Day radio

  • What does it mean to be “green”? For Earth Day, teens take on the topic in Fresh Greens 2.0. (NHPR, Generation PRX, Terrascope Youth Radio | 51:26)

Much more for Earth Day and Climate Change.

A Different Battle

War on Crimes

Does your audience include a military base or large numbers of veterans?

Less Than Honorable: Sexual Assault In The US Military is a new three-part investigative series from KUOW.

Meet male and female victims, hear their experiences, and learn what is (and isn’t) being done about the thousands of military sexual assaults reported annually.

Mother’s Day

Hug your radio

Mother’s Day is May 13. Try these and more for Mom.

Other Good Stuff

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Timely Picks

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – May

Mother’s Day

Earth Day: April 22

Poetry Month – April

Bullying Stories

Climate Change

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Original plane image from NASA. Original dog image by alanahmckillen. Grass image by nishanthjois. Mother’s Day image from Patrick Q.

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John Barth

Chief Content Officer at PRX

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