PMC in the News

Check out PMC, its projects, or its people in the news. We're pleased to share a few samples of coverage by various news outlets.


June 10, 2019

What We Can Learn from the Rise of Social Impact Entertainment (SIE)

June 10, 2019 — This op-ed by Lisa Caruso originally appeared in the May 14th, 2019 issue of C21Media. Entertainment is evolving at an unprecedented pace, but so is how audiences consume it and what they expect to be represented in the stories we tell. Today’s consumers are...

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April 15, 2019

Stopping Physical and Sexual Abuse against women & children: Umurage Endline Findings from Rwanda

April 15, 2019 — PMC, along with Umurage Communication for Development, produced Umurage (“Inheritance for a Better Future”) in Rwanda. This 156-episode radio show aired from June 2017 through June 2018 in Kinyarwanda, one of Rwanda’s official languages. As with all PMC radio shows, Umurage was created using...

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October 12, 2018

‘East Los High’ Producer Hires for U.S. Push, Tees Up ‘Harlem Code’ Series (EXCLUSIVE)

October 12, 2018 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by published in October 2019 by Variety. See the original article featured  here:  https://variety.com/2018/tv/global/east-los-high-producer-hires-for-u-s-push-tees-up-harlem-code-series-exclusive-1202975273/ By Stewart Clarke Population Media Center, which counts Emmy-nominated Hulu series “East Los High” among its credits, has launched a dedicated U.S. programming arm with...

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September 10, 2018

Nonprofit Spotlight: Vermont’s Population Media Center Employing Mass Media to Entertain, Educate Audiences Across the World

September 10, 2018 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by published in August 2018 by mOppenheim.TV. mOppenheim.TV reports on nonprofit organizations, issues and leaders. See the original article featured  here:  https://www.moppenheim.tv/nonprofit-spotlight-vermonts-population-media-center-employing-mass-media-entertain-educate-audiences-across-world/ By Alexandra Fradelizio | m/Oppenheim Media Writer When Bill Ryerson founded Population Media Center (PMC) 20...

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February 19, 2018

On air to deter child marriage

February 19, 2018 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by published in February 2018 by the Nepali Times. See the original article and the other five essayists featured  here:  http://nepalitimes.com/article/nation/on-air-radio-ro-deter-child-marriage,4185 Every year, 15 million girls around the world get married before they are 18, and Nepal has...

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March 17, 2017

Exceeding Benchmark Projections

March 17, 2017 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by PMC’s Joe Bish published in March 2017 by the Environmental Law Institute in their “Environmental Forum” debate series. See the original article and the other five essayists featured  here: https://www.eli.org/sites/default/files/tef/thedebate/population%20debate.pdf Quadrupling from 1.86 billion people in...

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July 11, 2016

Solving the Overpopulation Problem By Empowering Women Through TV Dramas

July 11, 2016 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by Federica Sigtnoriello featuring an interview with PMC’s Joe Bish published July 11, 2016 in The IPF. See the original here: http://the-ipf.com/2016/07/11/overpopulation-empowering-women-tv/ July 11, 2016 – “Fertility rates are high because of misinformation about side-effects of contraceptives, lack...

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May 29, 2016

Turn on, tune in

May 29, 2016 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by Deepesh Paudel in the Kathmandu Post. See the original here: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-05-29/turn-on-tune-in.html May 29, 2016 – Radio is considered to be the most widely accessible medium among various mass media outlets. In Nepal, the pervasiveness and affordability...

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January 11, 2016

Population growth in Africa: grasping the scale of the challenge

January 11, 2016 — PMC has pasted the text of an article by PMC’s Joe Bish published January 11, 2016 in The Guardian. See the original here: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2016/jan/11/population-growth-in-africa-grasping-the-scale-of-the-challenge The last 100 years have seen an incredible increase in the planet’s population. Some parts of the world are now seeing...

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November 30, 2015

Letter to the Editor: The Guardian

November 30, 2015 — PMC has pasted the text of a letter to the editor by PMC’s Joe Bish and Center for Biological Diversity’s Stephanie Feldstein. See the original here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/22/human-ponzi-scheme-of-population-growth-cant-go-on-for-ever George Monbiot (There’s a population crisis all right. But probably not the one you’re thinking of, 20 November)...

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