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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

A suggestion for NPR

Posted By on Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 6:41 AM

In the fallout from NPR's inept handling of the Juan Williams firing (the Fox editorialist needed to be gone, but not in the manner it happened), John Brummett suggests that NPR cut loose from any government support. But if that also were to mean an end of various forms of government help for the local affiliates that buy NPR programming, it wouldn't be an easy transition. That's what the enemies of public broadcasting, so far a minority in Congress, have in mind.

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