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Harper Brings CBC to Heel

The thing about public broadcasters is that governments too often get confused between “publicly-owned” and “state-owned.”

Technically, of course, there is no difference. Both are funded with tax dollars. 803 more words


Key questions on publicly funded 'broadcasting'

Stuff reports on John Key talking about publicly funded broadcasting, asking Would people watch publicly funded broadcast TV?

He said it was unclear whether there would be enough demand for a public broadcaster in New Zealand, similar to the ABC or BBC.

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Save Campbell Live largely resonates with people like myself: fans of John Campbell’s hard-hitting, left-leaning journalism but don’t watch it often – hence the low ratings. 561 more words

Current Affairs

The Appeal of Reality Television

Today while exploring AdWeek, I noticed one of the headlines said, “Bravo Spins Off More Housewives”. Really? More housewives? 365 more words

Public Relations

Public Broadcasting Archives Launched | News Releases - Library of Congress

American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches New Website

Local Radio and Television Records from Public Media Stations Across the Country To Be Made Available to the Public…

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Books & Reading

3/24/2015 (public broadcasting, federal personnel,medical marijuana ): Representative Don Young - Cosponsored Legislation

From my Congress.gov:

There has been activity on bills associated with Representative Don Young.

Bills cosponsored:

  • H.R. 1546 – To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide eligibility for public broadcasting facilities to receive certain disaster assistance, and for other purposes.
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What Do You Do with Your Time in Retirement? This Week’s Answer:

On St. Patrick’s Day I fell on my nose and I hadn’t even been drinking green beer. I only got a couple scrapes and a strange look from Luna like “why did you do that?” to which I had no answer. 573 more words