Ten NBC-owned television stations across the nation will team with nonprofit news outlets in an attempt to beef up their enterprise and analytical reporting, the network announced Monday. NBC affiliates in Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia will work with non-commercial outfits in those cities — KPCC public radio, the Chicago Reporter and WHYY public radio and television, respectively — while all of the network's owned-and-operated stations will get early access to investigative reports from the independent, nonprofit newsroom ProPublica.
Independence Blue Cross (IBC) announced the creation of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, which is committed to transforming health care through innovation in the Philadelphia region. With an initial commitment of $10 million to fund the work of the foundation, the new nonprofit will focus on the region's health care challenges.
The foundation targets three areas: caring for our community's most vulnerable, leading innovative approaches to health care, and developing the health care workforce of the future with an intense focus on nursing education.
DMW Direct received a record number of wins at the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Awards for Direct Marketing Excellence.
Best-selling author and social-change guru Malcolm Gladwell urged local leaders yesterday morning to make the most of Philadelphia's "human potential."