Radio SRF 2 Kultur
Radio SRF2 Kultur is one of six radio channels operated by Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, the German-language division of the Swiss public-broadcasting organization SRG SSR. First started in 1956 as DRS2, the channel was relaunched under its present name on 16 December 2012, as its name implies, Radio SRF2 Kultur is a cultural channel. Its programming is designed to appeal to listeners of all ages for whom knowledge and learning are sources of interest and pleasure. The channels speech content consists of features, drama, readings and discussion programmes in which the emphasis is on dealing with matters extensively and in depth. Radio SRF2 Kultur is available in German-speaking Switzerland on FM, in all of Switzerland via DAB and cable, across Europe via satellite, and worldwide via the Internet
3sat is a public, advertising-free, television network in Central Europe. The programming is in German and is aimed primarily at audiences in Germany, Austria, 3sat was established to broadcast cultural programmes, originally by satellite. The network was founded as a network by Germanys ZDF, Austrias ORF. 3sat began broadcasting on 1 December 1984, ZDF leads the cooperative, though decisions are reached through consensus of the cooperatives partners. In 1990, DFF, television broadcaster of the German Democratic Republic became a member of 3sat. Eventually it was decided to keep the original 3sat name, dFFs membership of 3sat was dissolved on 31 December 1991, as DFF itself ceased to exist, in accordance with Germanys Unification Treaty. On 1 December 1993, ARD joined 3sat as a cooperative member and this followed ARDs creation of its own satellite channel, Eins Plus. 3sat broadcasts programming 24 hours a day,7 days a week, 3sat is available on the European Astra satellites at 19. 2° east, on cable television, and in Austria and Germany on digital terrestrial television.
Since 2003, it can be viewed by 40 million households in Germany and Switzerland and 85.5 million households in Europe
Democracy Now. is an hour-long American TV, radio and internet news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. The show, which airs each weekday at 08,00 ET, is broadcast on the internet and by over 1,400 radio. While described as progressive by fans as well as critics, the executive producer rejects that label. Democracy Now. was founded on February 19,1996 at WBAI-FM in New York City by journalists Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Larry Bensky, Salim Muwakkil and it originally aired on five Pacifica Radio stations. Goodman is the principal host, with Juan Gonzalez and Nermeen Shaikh as frequent co-hosts. Jeremy Scahill, a reporter and co-founding editor for The Intercept, has been a frequent contributor since 1997. Separated from Pacifica Radio and became an independent nonprofit organization, on February 19,2016, Democracy Now. Marked 20 years on the air with a retrospective look back at two decades of independent, unembedded news, with highlights chosen from over 5,000 episodes.
Amy Goodman published a book entitled Democracy Now, Democracy Now. began as a radio program broadcast from the studios of WBAI, a local Pacifica Radio station in New York City. In early September 2001, amid a months-long debate over the mission and management of Pacifica, Goodman brought the program to the Downtown Community Television Center located in a converted firehouse building in New York Citys Chinatown, where the program began to be televised. Only a few days on September 11,2001 Democracy Now. was the closest national broadcast to Ground Zero, on that day Goodman and colleagues continued reporting beyond their scheduled hourlong time slot in what became an eight-hour marathon broadcast. Following 9/11, in addition to radio and television, Democracy Now, expanded their multimedia reach to include cable, satellite radio and podcasts. Left their broadcast studio in the converted DCTV firehouse, where they had broadcast for eight years, the studio subsequently moved to a repurposed graphic arts building in the Chelsea District of Manhattan.
In 2010, the new 8500-square-foot Democracy Now, studio became the first radio or television studio in the nation to receive LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating awarded by the U. S. Green Building Council. Democracy Now. is the program of the Pacifica Radio network. It airs on several NPR member stations, the television simulcast airs on public-access television stations, by satellite on Free Speech TV and Link TV, and free-to-air on C Band. Democracy Now. is available on the Internet as downloadable and streaming audio, in total, nearly 1,400 television and radio stations broadcast Democracy Now. Her co-host Juan Gonzalez was inducted into the New York chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Hall of Fame on November 19,2015, Salazar was filming as officers in full riot gear charged her area
NPR produces and distributes news and cultural programming. Individual public radio stations are not required to broadcast all NPR programs that are produced and its content is available on-demand via the web and podcasts. The organizations legal name is National Public Radio and its brand is NPR. Is NPR has been used by its hosts for many years. However, National Public Radio remains the name of the group. National Public Radio replaced the National Educational Radio Network on February 26,1970 and this act was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson, and established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which created the Public Broadcasting Service in addition to NPR. A CPB organizing committee under John Witherspoon first created a Board of Directors chaired by Bernard Mayes, the board hired Donald Quayle to be the first president of NPR with 30 employees and 90 charter member stations, and studios in Washington, D. C. NPR aired its first broadcast in April 1971, covering United States Senate hearings on the Vietnam War, a month later, the afternoon drive-time newscast All Things Considered began, on May 3,1971, first hosted by Robert Conley.
NPR was primarily a production and distribution organization until 1977, when it merged with the Association of Public Radio Stations, NPR suffered an almost fatal setback in 1983 when efforts to expand services created a deficit of nearly US$7 million. After a congressional investigation and the resignation of NPRs president, Frank Mankiewicz, NPR agreed to turn its satellite service into a cooperative venture, making it possible for non-NPR shows to get national distribution. It took NPR approximately three years to pay off the debt, delano Lewis, the president of C&P Telephone, left that position to become NPRs CEO and president in January 1994. In November 1998, NPRs board of directors hired Kevin Klose, NPR spent nearly $13 million to acquire and equip a West Coast 25, 000-square-foot production facility, NPR West, which opened in Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, in November 2002. C. In November 2003, NPR received US$235 million from the estate of the late Joan B, the widow of Ray Kroc, founder of McDonalds Corporation.
This was the largest monetary gift ever to a cultural institution, in 2004 NPRs budget increased by over 50% to US$153 million due to the Kroc gift. US$34 million of the money was deposited in its endowment, the endowment fund before the gift totaled $35 million. NPR will use the interest from the bequest to expand its news staff, the 2005 budget was about US$120 million. In August 2005, NPR entered podcasting with a directory of over 170 programs created by NPR, by November of that year, users downloaded NPR and other public radio podcasts 5 million times
Schweizer Fernsehen is the German language division of SRG SSR, in charge of production and distribution of television programmes in Switzerland for German-speaking Switzerland. It was formerly called SF DRS until 2005 and it has its head office in Zürich. Its most viewed programme is Tagesschau, daily at 7.30 PM, on 1 January 2011, Schweizer Fernsehen and Schweizer Radio DRS began the process of merging the two entities into Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen. On 16 December 2012, the merger was complete, with SF and SR DRS adopting the SRF name to their television and radio stations
Radio Suisse Romande
The Radio suisse romande was an enterprise unit within public-broadcasting corporation SRG SSR. It is responsible for the production and transmission of French-language radio programmes in Switzerland, rSRs headquarters are situated in Lausanne. Radio suisse romande and Télévision suisse romande merged in 2010 to create Radio Télévision Suisse, up until 5 December 2010, Option Musique was available on AM at 765 kHz from the Sottens transmitter
Presence Switzerland is an official Swiss organisation, part of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, which aims is to promote Swiss interests. A department of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, it is not to be confused with Swiss Federation of Tourism, presence Switzerland manages an eight-language information website about the country, describing its history and politics. It hosts the Swiss pavilions at the Worlds fairs, as well as the House of Switzerland