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NPR might as well be called " No P eople of color R adio" Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver-Velez Well they have done it again . By "they" I mean the mostly white ...
by Black Kos
Comment Count 89 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 12:59 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Maine may be a large state geographically, but there's only about 1.5 million people here. Heck, Baxter State Park is about the size of Connecticut. However, there is one thing we do well: LGBT ...
by commonmass
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 09:41 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
At approximately 4:30 am local time Thursday morning, riot police invaded the main headquarters of ERT, Greece's national broadcaster, under orders to vacate the premises.
by neo11
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Nov 06, 2013 at 07:37 PM PST with 22 Recommends
In a recent announcement, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that it would cease retransmitting the employee-run protest broadcasts of ERT, Greece's national public broadcaster, on ...
by neo11
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 01:21 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The sudden announcement by the Greek government last Tuesday that it was shutting down national public broadcaster ERT set off a new wave of protests and stirred a new political crisis in Greece. ...
by neo11
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 01:22 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Ambassador Ryan Crocker was featured on NPR's morning edition Thursday morning. It was a sober look at what happened in Libya from a career diplomat who is concerned Congress' Benghazi Probe ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 07:49 PM PST with 34 Recommends
I know I'm about a month late on this, but I was inspired by PBS's new Mister Rogers page to say something that I think needs saying: Mister Rogers—not Big Bird—is the face of the public ...
by JamesGG
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 09:01 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
PBS is by far the most trusted TV news source , NPR listeners show up as the best informed or the second-best informed , and a majority of Americans watch or listen ...
by Scientician
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 03:46 PM PDT with 118 Recommends
Last night I went hear Nate Silver talk at our city's wonderful independent bookstore, Politics and Prose in Washington D.C. His presentation was on his new book, The Signal and the Noise. As a ...
by Tamar
Comment Count 307 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 09:38 AM PDT with 298 Recommends
Thanks to last night’s presidential debate, public media funding is back in the spotlight again. Let’s be clear: Cutting federal funding for NPR and PBS will hardly make a dent in the budget ...
by Josh Stearns
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 01:56 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
This is short and to the point as we still have only conjecture as to what Romney would actually do as president (other than sprinkling magic conservative pixie dust to make us all think things are ...
by Woodworker
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 02:35 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Without any fanfare or too much notice, the proprietor of the very excellent watchdog blog NPR Check put up his final post the other day. I was pretty disappointed, and am hoping somebody else ...
by greenomanic
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 12:35 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
According to  press reports , Sen. Jim DeMint and Rep. Doug Lamborn are circulating letters in the Senate and House to rally support for cutting all federal funding for the Corporation for Public ...
by Josh Stearns
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 06:05 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Senator Mark Kirk a few minutes ago on WTTW Channel 11 Chicago Tonight show said the Syrian government ordered the attack on US embassy and US ambassadors residence.
by Hyde Park Johnny
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 05:30 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
In light of the Republicans cutting funding to public radio and television, I have donated over $1,400 to Milwaukee Public Television. But I don't want to stop there.
by AsherHeimermann
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 11:24 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
As I write this, there's a full-on effort by the Republican party to remove federal funding from public broadcasting. Possibly by the time you read this, the effort will have succeeded. One ...
by Larry Nocella
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Mar 20, 2011 at 04:39 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Some members of Congress have been spending so much time fretting about what’s going on in the executive offices at NPR that they have lost sight of the local people, local jobs, and local ...
by Josh Stearns
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 10:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
* Warning - May contain truth and actual facts. I seldom turn on the news these days; I don't have cable and the mainstream networks continue to practice stenography of ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Mar 13, 2011 at 12:07 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
In a Wall Street Journal editorial on Friday Sen Jim DeMint (R-SC) made the case that taxpayer support for organizations that pay their executives huge salaries and bonuses is unaffordable. He ...
by cfm
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 05:26 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Senators Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) introduced a bill today that would eliminate federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. This bill joins six other bills taking ...
by Josh Stearns
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Mar 04, 2011 at 01:52 PM PST with 7 Recommends