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  • 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...
  • Kansas governor eliminates state's arts funding

     
    Kansas has become the first state to eliminate funding for its state arts agency, pushing for privatization....
  • Denzel Washington takes graduation crusade to ‘PBS NewsHour’

     
    The news program and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are tackling the dropout problem through an 18-month reporting project called American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen. Viewers will see "NewsHour" correspondents looking at the dropout probem...
  • Tom Petty on lending a hand to underdog radio station KCSN-FM* [Updated]

     
    Tom Petty discusses lending a hand to radio station KCSN-FM (88.5) at Cal State Northridge, where he and his band the Heartbreakers will play at an Oct. 29 benefit....
  • WMFE: 90.7 FM will continue if TV station isn’t sold

     
    He noted that WMFE-FM has had two successful fund drives since announcing in April that it would sell WMFE-TV and concentrate on radio. "In June, we raised over $240,000 against a $230,000 goal, and just a few weeks ago, we raised just over $130,000...