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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.


PMC Staff and Katikkiro Mayica stand on steps to pose for a photo.PMC Staff and Katikkiro Mayica stand on steps to pose for a photo.

October 29, 2020

Katikkiro Mayiga urges hard work on family planning in a meeting with Population Media Center

October 29, 2020 — This article was originally posted on pmldaily.com. The Katikkiro of Buganda, Owek Charles Peter Mayiga has singled out poverty as the key issue leading to population growth in the country. Uganda has one of the fastest population growth in the world. “People who don’t...

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July 21, 2020

“Overcoming Fear,” the first soap opera with social content comes to the U.S.

July 21, 2020 — This article was originally posted on finanzas.com. Vencer el Miedo (“Overcome the Fear”), the first telenovela made in co-production between Televisa and the non-governmental organization Population Media Center, premieres on Monday in the United States and its protagonists, Danilo Carrera and Paulina Goto, are...

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Head of U.S. Content Lisa CarusoHead of U.S. Content Lisa Caruso

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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Head of U.S. Content Lisa CarusoHead of U.S. Content Lisa Caruso

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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Burkina Faso actors behind the microphones, smiling in the studioBurkina Faso actors behind the microphones, smiling in the studio

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/ Explore PMC’s other work on the rights of women & girls and population growth. July 11,...

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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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