Pacifica appointed Don Rojas to manage WBAI, its New York station.

An activist raises concerns about Eva Georgia, general manager of Los Angeles Pacifica station KPFK-FM, in an article for the L.A. Independent Media Center.

Prosecutors in a Houston capital murder case are challenging a judge’s order to allow Frontline to film the upcoming trial and jury deliberations, according to an Associated Press wire story.

Frontline producer and reporter Martin Smith discusses “In Search of Al Qaeda”, which aired last night on many PBS stations.

A profile in today’s Washington Post describes the Nov. 24 debut of Skinwalkers as a defining moment for PBS President Pat Mitchell.

PBS’s publicity blitz for Skinwalkers on Mystery! is churning up a spate of favorable press. Google’s news search engine turned up 11 newspaper stories published since Nov. 19. The LA Times ran a Nov.

PBS’s Benjamin Franklin apparently held its own against stiff November sweeps competition. The first part of the two-night miniseries pulled in a 2.9 household rating, according to an account in Media Life. That’s about 61 percent better than the network’s national average this season.

Pacifica held a marathon fundraiser Nov. 19 and is seeking grants to preserve decaying tapes that document recent decades of activism in its program archive, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

This year’s Public Radio Talk Conference was received so well that PRNDI has scheduled a second annual event for May 2003.