Laurence Glavin lglavin@mail.com
Fri Jul 27 13:12:36 EDT 2012

>----- Original Message -----
>From: Garrett Wollman
>Sent: 07/26/12 10:56 PM
>To: Sean Smyth
>Subject: WGBH buys PRI

 <<On Thu, 26 Jul 2012 12:03:18 -0700 (PDT), Sean Smyth <ssmyth@psualum.com> said: > http://www.pri.org/stories/business/nonprofits/public-radio-international-acquired-by-boston-public-broadcaster-wgbh-10840.html > And a pre-existing relationship between the organizations gets > tighter. >I wonder if this is in some weird way related to the fact that >Minnesota Public Radio ("APM") has taken over U.S. distribution for >the BBC World Service, which used to be a PRI thing. Seems to have >happened earlier this month. >-GAWollman

 Over the years, while WGBH-FM and WBUR carried some common programs, WBUR did NOT carry "Prairie Home Companion", "The World"
 of "The Takeaway". WGBH did NOT carry "Car Talk" or "It's Only a Game". In the future can we expect more bifurcation (not a dirty word)
 as a result of this acquisition by WGBH?

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