The Chopping Bloc

Friday, June 24, 2005


You listen to public radio, so you probably know that public broadcasting’s federal funding came under the ax, again. Half of the $200 million dollar proposed cut was restored by a House amendment on Thursday, though the exercise itself was instructive. The cut was put forth partly as an austerity measure, and partly, some say, as a response to perceived bias. Brooke explores various funding options for the perennially staticky public airwaves.

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