Air Wars, Episode V: Public Broadcasting Strikes Back

Posted by Mitchell - June 20, 2005 (entry 321)

In the wake of a proposal to gut what public funding exists in the U.S., the forces of democratic support are fighting back. MoveOn, Free Press, and your local PBS and NPR affiliate are all on the case. Plus, there's an emergency rally on Capitol Hill scheduled for June 21. As much as CMA has been critical of the situation involving public broadcasting, if this proposal goes through, it would make a bad situation all the more worse.

Irony: We cite an article in the L.A. Times, which is owned by the Criminal Tribune company and which has yet to discuss openly its own naked disrespect for the law.

Update: A proposal to fill in the funding gap is about to be introduced. Common Cause is on the case. Act now.

Update two: The funding matter is still up in the air as far as I know, but even so, gulp!

Update three: The funding matter has been resolved. In a good way.

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