TITLE

Cloudy days at public TV

AUTHOR(S)
Carpenter, Betsy; Wagner, Betsy
PUB. DATE
February 1995
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/6/95, Vol. 118 Issue 5, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how critics are assailing public broadcasting as spendthrift, elitist, and irrelevant in the cable era. House Speaker Newt Gingrich's vow to eliminate Congress' annual subsidy for public broadcasting; Arguments of public broadcasting's supporters that the television and radio stations would be devastated if federal funds were slashed; How both sides are guilty of hyperbole; Overview of both sides' main assertions.
ACCESSION #
9501317874

 

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