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Public affairs
also called Public affairs programming

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  1. a broadcasting industry term, refers to programming which focuses on matters of politics and public policy

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  2. Among commercial broadcasters, such programs are often only to satisfy regulatory expectations, and hence are scheduled at times when few listeners or viewers are tuned in (or even awake)

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  3. At some (particularly national) broadcasters, "Public Affairs" may be a special unit, separate from the news department, dedicated to producing long-form public-affairs programming, as at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation prior to 1992

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  4. in U.S. broadcasting, this is known as the "Sunday-morning public affairs ghetto"

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