Category Archives: pbs

How To Destroy Public Broadcasting

The recent firing of NPR commentator Juan Williams by NPR, for his remarks on Fox News Channel “The O’Reilly Factor” has led many to conclude that the only fix for Public Broadcasting is to destroy it. While I would be … Continue reading

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KCET Leaves PBS and the Future of PBS

One of the largest Public Broadcasting stations, LA’s KCET, announced last Friday that it will leave PBS and go independent. As always, the dispute was over money. KCET had received a $40 million grant from British Petroleum, with the provision … Continue reading

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