RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting

A collection of news and information related to Corporation for Public Broadcasting published by this site and its partners.

Top Corporation for Public Broadcasting Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • WMFE urges PBS, NPR fans to register concern about federal funding

     
    The House vote last weekend to eliminate funding for public broadcasting concerns Jose Fajardo, president and CEO of WMFE in Orlando. Yet Fajardo also says he is also hopeful. "We have long had the support of the American public and the elected...
  • Rubio learns subcommittee assignments

     
    WASHINGTON — Freshman Sen. Marco Rubio today announced the slate of subcommittees on which he’ll sit for the next Congress and it looks as if the panels will have direct application to Florida’s space and marine industries. Among them:...
  • Calling Big Bird: Public TV and Radio fight for taxpayer support

     
    NPR and PBS could lose their federal funding from Congress. Following an earlier snit about the firing of NPR commentator Juan Williams, public radio was back in the news this week when an NPR executive slammed conservatives....
  • Could NPR mistakes hurt Baltimore radio stations?

     
    Amid a string of negative news reports, two high-level firings and a move in Congress to end its federal funding, National Public Radio was an organization in turmoil this week.But as grim as it seems for NPR, it is not the large public radio network...
  • Obama news conference registers 3.7: Japan's disaster is sad, now on gas prices (and my poll numbers)

     
    Full text and commentary as the Democrat seeks to regain control of Washington's political narrative....
  • The House swings at NPR, hits every radio programmer

     
    The drive by House Republicans to eliminate the ocean of federal debt one contentious spoonful at a time took another step forward Thursday when lawmakers voted 228 to 192 for a bill (HR 1076) to bar federal dollars from flowing,......
  • House votes to defund NPR by 228 to 192 margin

     
    The House voted to defund National Public Radio by a margin of 228 to 192 Thursday afternoon.The legislation would not only deny federal funds to NPR, it would also prohibit any public radio station receiving federal funds from using that money to buy NPR...
  • 'White girl' who invaded MacArthur Park now reporting from Arizona

     
    A furor erupted a year ago when a couple of young white women launched a blog about their life in MacArthur Park, a neighborhood west of downtown L.A. crowded with Central American immigrants. Writer Devin Browne and photographer Kara Mears......
  • PBS coming to town, but what happens to PBS lineup in Orlando?

     
    PBS will hold its annual meeting in Orlando next month, shortly after public broadcaster WMFE announced it is selling Channel 24. How do you like that for irony? The big question is what happens to PBS programming in Orlando....
  • Jim Lehrer stepping down from PBS anchor desk

     
    Jim Lehrer, the dean of TV news anchors and a beacon of journalistic values in a sea of media change, is stepping down after 36 years from the PBS anchor desk, he announced Thursday. Lehrer has been a regular at the PBS anchor desk in one form or...
  • Proceeds from WMFE’s sale of Channel 24 will pay bills

     
    WMFE has bills to pay, including $700,000 it owes to PBS for 2011 programming dues, WMFE boss Jose Fajardo says. But that's not all. "At this time WMFE is negotiating with several different state and federal agencies," Fajardo said in an email. "The...