PBS to Produce First TV Special About Social Media

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Lon Safko Signs With PBS Television To Produce Very First Social Media Special

Lon Safko, (LonSafko.com), author of the best selling book The Social Media Bible, Third Edition (TheSocialMediaBible.com), published by John Wiley & Sons (wiley.com), which hit #1 in Business & Marketing on Amazon (Amazon.com), today signed agreements with PBS KAET Arizona (azpbs.org) and The Taylor Media Group, to produce the very first ever, television special about the impact social media has had on our society. This sixty-minute special is scheduled to begin production December 18st with an anticipated air-date of March 1st though 19th, 2014.

PBS Television has called this project “Historic Television!” “No one yet, has told the story about social media, which caused the biggest cultural change in our life times… We’re telling that story!”

Lon Safko the author of The Social Media Bible, which hit #1 on Amazon, is in its Third Edition and five languages. Lon’s most recent bestseller “The Fusion Marketing Bible” is a brand new form of marketing that is patent pending. Lon has founded 14 companies in his career and created “The First Computer To Save A Human Life”. This and 18 other inventions along with more than 30,000 personal papers are in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Lon is the inventor of Tool-Tips and holds 3 patents for three-dimensional Internet advertising. He has been awarded The Westinghouse’s Entrepreneur of the Year, The Ernst & Young / Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year, & The Public Relations Society of America’s Mark of Excellence, has been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, Popular Science and The New York Times, and is in the Guinness Book Of World Records.

PBS, with its nearly 360 member stations, offers all Americans - from every walk of life - the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content, as well as education services, with such excellence in programming as NOVA, Masterpiece, Frontline, PBS Newshour, American Masters, Nature Antique Roadshow, and Sesame Street.

The Taylor Media Group, is the producer of such shows as Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Donald Trump, and Rich Woman PBS television specials and has produced work for Suzy Orman, Cindy Crawford, ABC, NBC, CNBC, Yahoo!, Fox News, Donald Trump, Estee Lauder, Sesame Street, Intel, March of Dimes, and Hollywood Squares.

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