National Geographic Channel Launches 'Expedition Granted'

National Geographic Channel Launches ‘Expedition Granted’

In an effort to push the boundaries of what defines exploration, the National Geographic Channel this week announced Expedition Granted, a nationwide competition in the U.S. to find and fund the next generation of explorers. The contest will accept project proposals from a range of disciplines, and the winner will receive a $50,000 grant toward…

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Ghetto Film School Opens in Los Angeles

On Monday, June 16, the new Los Angeles branch of the New York-based Ghetto Film School opened its doors to its first class of students. The School, which is sponsored by 21st Century Fox, aims to develop the next generation of storytellers by teaching filmmaking to young people from historically low-income communities. Its new site…

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‘Cosmos’ Takes on Climate Change

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, the new series from FOX and the National Geographic Channel, has received acclaim for its efforts to bring science education to primetime television. The show has covered topics as wide ranging as black holes, supernovas, and how the earth was formed. In the latest episode, which was among the most-watched shows…

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STAR India CEO Uday Shankar Speaks at the Paley Center

On Friday, STAR India CEO Uday Shankar spoke at the prestigious Paley Center for Media in New York. The event, part of the Paley Center Media Council breakfast series and sponsored by 21st Century Fox, gathered some of the top players in the media industry to hear Shankar discuss the role of social responsibility in…

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