The audience for National Public Radio has been growing fast, but Republicans want to defund it, along with Public TV. We hear about ideological issues and about different consequences for urban centers and rural areas that don’t have alternatives. Also, President Obama holds forth on Egypt and budget cuts, and the New York and Frankfort stock exchanges are merging. Who are the likely winners and losers?
Republicans Set Their Sights on NPR and PBS
From this Episode:
Public Broadcasting on the Firing Line Once Again
In the 1990's, Big Bird, Kermit and all their friends saved Bill Moyers, Frontline and the rest of public broadcasting from Republican budget cuts. But charges of liberal...
NYSE Merges with the Bourse
Last week, the London and Toronto stock exchanges announced a merger . Today, the New York and Frankfort Stock Exchanges have agreed to merge in a deal worth some $10...