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PBS (Public Broadcasting Service)

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a nonprofit public broadcasting network that was founded in the United States in 1969. PBS has no central production or news division, and public television stations are horizontally networked so that each autonomous station determines its own programming. The Public Broadcasting Service is a community-centered and anticommercial media enterprise operated by 86 nonprofit community organizations, 57 universities, 20 state authorities, and 6 local educational authorities in the United States.

PBS has a number of partnerships with nonprofit organizations such as America's Public Television Station (APTS), Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA), National Public Broadcasting Archives (NPBA), National Public Radio (NPR), and Public Radio International (PRI). These partner affiliations provide financial and nonfinancial resources as well as ...

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