Oct 28, 2002

"PBS president Pat Mitchell refuses to pledge allegiance to pledge drives" in an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer's Gail Shister. This isn't the first time a PBS president questioned the tactics that stations use to generate viewer contributions, and not the first time that Mitchell has discussed her concerns with the press.
A video diary by Columbia University sophomore Cecilia Garza "offers an unusual, deeply honest story of one rural Latina's struggles in the big city," reports the New York Times. The diary is one of three featured on Borders, a 10-week, web-only series by P.O.V.