Public broadcasting

The Trump administration’s efforts to undermine public broadcasting need to be opposed.
Money and the enormous wealth gap has lead to a non-democratic representation in the media sphere and that now extends to so-called public television.
Sometimes timing drives home a message better than words possibly can. The tragic shooting yet again at Fort Hood and news of more random violence at schools, underline the very real urgency of the message Lulani Arquette had for the young audience she addressed in Honolulu recently.
Some business leaders inspire our work. But some unique individuals inspire our vocation.
Now if the idea of political scientists, historians, and a lawyer discussing and dissecting the week's news prompts you to pull out your pillows and blankets, here's the shocker: People started watching.
Here's a fact that may increase your faith in Americans' viewing habits: PBS is the only broadcast network that is steady
Is this going to prove another 'mea culpa' on behalf of the troika and the IMF? Are they going to lament, admit yet another 'misjudgment' - when it will be too late again?
What if PBS legends Mr. Rogers, Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bob Ross and Carl Sagan joined forces to save the world from brain
I was halfway through the press line answering questions like, "What's your favorite Christmas song? What was it like singing with Christina Aguilera? What's your favorite holiday memory?" Then I was hit with an unexpected question: "Do you think there are too many singing competition shows on television?"
Not only do American families want government-supported public broadcasting, they need it now more than ever.
"It does seem like we might get close to the biggest ever assemblage of puppets in one place," he said, "and probably the
I'm concerned that the comic edge may obscure the truth: Big Bird is an avian proxy -- what Romney really proposes is to kill a golden goose. Crippling public broadcasting would result in devastating cultural and educational losses.
People may not understand the vagaries of Medicare and tax reform, but 170 million Americans know and understand Big Bird and public broadcasting.
Once again, fringe elements of the Republican Party are moving in coming weeks to revoke funding from our nation's public broadcasting system.
National Public Radio has hired the lobbying firm Navigators Global, according to disclosure forms filed Thursday. NPR has
Watch via Mediate in the video above. "Anything is possible with this new rule!" Camerota said. On Thursday, the Ninth Circuit
Norman Ornstein, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, said the decision could "fundamentally change the
There is one thing in common between Congress-funded Arabic TV, Alhurra, and countries of the Arab Spring. Both have unaccountable leaders, who have been in place since forever, and who look like they are staying indefinitely.
Do traditional news outlets falter? Of course they do, all the time. And opinion does color the facts. But that is certainly no excuse to choose to expose yourself only to the work of journalists who you know share your political inclinations.