In celebration of the 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, Illinois Public Media produced Ebertfest 2016: Center of the Universe. The film covers the life and legacy of Roger Ebert and the history of the festival, including a short preview of Ebertfest 2016.
Illinois Public Media has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation through their Democracy Program to support Illinois Newsroom in strengthening its digital journalism model and regional engagement over the first two years.
Illinois Public Media is providing Illinois citizens with Voter’s Edge Illinois—a free, nonpartisan online voter guide. This service is made possible through a partnership with MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that tracks money in politics.
Plowing Ahead—the latest public radio series to come out of the long-standing partnership between Illinois Public Media and the University of Illinois Laboratory High School (Uni High)—paints a portrait of farming here in east central Illinois in the 21st century.