Public Broadcasting in the Cross Hairs

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npr.jpgRepublicans in Congress have de-funded public broadcasting, and the cuts include $94 million the Corporation for Public Broadcasting gives to public radio stations, which then help to fund NPR. Two embarrassing incidents have made NPR's struggle to get the money restored more difficult than it had to be.

Credits

Guests:
Jill Drew - Columbia Journalism Review, Alicia Shepard - National Public Radio, David Boaz - Cato Institute, Eric Alterman - The Nation, Maxie Jackson - National Federation of Community Broadcasters

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Sonya Geis