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PBS CEO Paula Kerger Will Be 'Vigilant' Against Donald Trump’s Budget Proposal
“For all of us in public media, we have linked arms to make an effective case because we know what’s at risk if that funding disappears."
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Stanley McChrystal Calls Picking Military Spending Over PBS 'A False Choice’
"Public broadcasting makes our nation smarter, stronger and, yes, safer."
Trump's FCC Continues To Redefine The Public Interest As Business Interests
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We need to ask hard, clear questions of legislators, regulators and ourselves.
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Trump’s Plan To Cut Public Broadcasting Funds Could Most Hurt Those Who Voted For Him
“We would have to turn the lights out,” says one TV manager in Oklahoma. “A travesty and a tragedy,” says another in Tennessee.
The Best Argument For Saving Public Media Was Made By Mr. Rogers In 1969
Now seems like a good time to revisit his moving speech to the U.S. Senate.
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Trump Burns Downton Abbey To The Ground
TheVJ.com, Founder Current TV. Past President NY Times TV
The Trump Budget, which will be sent to Congress on Thursday, among many things, eviscerates funding for the Corporation
White House Budget Director Says Single Moms Shouldn't Have To Pay For PBS
Alana Horowitz Satlin
Sorry, Big Bird.
Watch Mister Rogers Defend Public Programming In This Vintage Video
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Public Broadcasting Funds In Jeopardy As Donald Trump Takes Office
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which helps support over 1,500 stations, calls the reported plan "devastating."
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Richard C. Harwood
President, The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation
Our work is being scaled in local communities. There, we are developing a critical mass of public innovators and boundary-spanning groups that can collectively address local challenges and shift the civic culture of those communities.
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GOP Budget: The Anti-Robin Hood Spending Plan
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
Rejecting dozens of heroic characters, from Captain America to Underdog, Republicans last week chose instead a villain for their figurehead.
PBS Finds A 'Lost Generation' Of Viewers, Thanks To 'Downton,' Romney And Mr. Rogers Remixed
National Dialogue Falling Prey to
CNBC contributor, entrepreneur & author
Does the suggestion of eliminating this funding mean that PBS, NPR and other public broadcasting isn't worthwhile? Absolutely not. But there are other ways to ensure their viability without adding to the debt burden of the government.
Big Bird, Jim Lehrer, Richard Nixon and Me
Founding CEO of CNN
Mitt Romney is not the first Republican to try to kill PBS, Sesame Street and Big Bird; forty years ago Richard Nixon tried to do the same thing.
FireBigBird T-Shirts Selling Like Crazy
Nate C. Hindman
Why Big Bird Is Like the Guy Who Used to Deliver Ice in Brooklyn
Host, Be Less Stupid
Like a plumber, market forces should control the fate of artists, too. And publicly funded TV shows, as well as theater companies and people whose artistic medium is yarn.
What Big Bird Would Tell Mitt Romney If He Could
“Debating Our Destiny: Presidential Debate Moments That Change...
If you wanted to take on PBS there are lots of ways to do it. Threaten it all and the 2011 federal deficit would shrink from approximately $1,299,000,000,000 to $1,298,555,000,000. It's not nothing, but is it worth the cost?
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