The Heartwarming Adventures of #SFBatkid and the Thrill of the Hunt for Carmen Sandiego

When done well, blending fiction with reality is one of those things that makes social media worth all the hype.
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Ahead of New Show Debut, PBS Revamps Its Kids’ Site to Be More Mobile-Friendly

The public broadcaster is working to find new ways to connect with kids and parents online, while also getting creative about ways for them to put the technology away.
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Netflix, PBS Expand Programming Agreement for U.S., Canada

Netflix Inc. expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS Distribution for U.S. and Canada to add the murder mystery drama The Bletchley Circle and other PBS programming.

Amazon, Netflix Keep Chasing Your Kids

Amazon gets “Dinosaur Train” and other PBS shows. Netflix gets another exclusive. Your children will probably watch all of it.
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Viral Video: Cure “Downton Abbey” Depression With a Dose of Dowager

Keep a stiff upper lip!
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Geek History, Facebook Glitches, the Surface Pro Reviewed and More: The AllThingsD Week in Review 2/3/13 – 2/9/13

The top 10 stories of the week, in one convenient serving.
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New PBS Documentary Takes Another Look at Silicon Valley’s History

The latest in a long line.
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Interview: Corey Ford, CEO of Media Accelerator Matter Ventures

The story behind the accelerator’s name change of this new-media experiment.
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