PBS, NPR Under Greatest Threat Ever

02/06/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Massive budget shortfalls, vicious in-fighting and a power shift in Washington. Make no mistake, public media is facing the biggest ever threat to its existence.

This time, the haters are deadly serious. And they have timing on their side.

At stake are hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding and the future of such popular programs as "Nova," "This American Life" and "Sesame Street."


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