SWOT Analysis

December 2005
Public Broadcasting Service SWOT Analysis;Dec2005, p5
SWOT Analysis
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This chapter analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), as well as the opportunities and threats that it faces. It discusses the success of the television programs of PBS. It discusses the dependence of PBS on grants. It discusses controversies related to cultural content, and the threat facing PBS with regard to federal funding.


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