PRI (was: NPR's Ira Glass...)

Dave Faneuf
Sat May 15 22:59:10 EDT 2004

On Fri, 14 May 2004 13:16:25 -0400 "Joseph Pappalardo"
<> writes:
> > "The World" ( is a co-production of the BBC, WGBH 
> and
> Public Radio International. (Basically, he Beeb provides bodies, 
> provides facilities, and PRI supplies money and distribution)
> Funny though...I would expected to see the BBC carry it on one of 
> their
> networks.
> I haven't seen it on any BBC schedule.

As I pointed out and Mike can back me up, the BBC is distributed in the
U-S by PRI.  As a matter of fact when The Connection was distributed by
PRI before NPR picked it up, the newscast that was provided to stations
by The Connection was the BBC, not NPR.

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