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Judith Helfand On Her New Documentary, “Cooked”

Posted on February 21, 2020

WPSU’s Emily Reddy talked with the Peabody Award-winning director about “Cooked,” which had its TV premiere on Independent Lens on PBS earlier this month, and about her past documentaries, which include “Blue Vinyl” and “A Healthy Baby Girl.” Continue »


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Vaping and the Opioids Crisis

Posted on February 4, 2020

News on vaping is increasingly making the headlines as new studies are showing adverse health effects related to the habit. But what is vaping exactly? Can it be safer than smoking cigarettes? And how is it regulated? Also, is there any connection between vaping and the opioid crisis? Continue »


PBS Kids Writer's Contest

PBS Kids Writers Contest 2020

Posted on February 1, 2020

WPSU, in partnership with WQED, is encouraging children in Pennsylvania in Kindergarten through 5th grade, to create their own stories and take part in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest! Continue »

Deadline to enter is Tuesday, March 31