Category Archives: Public Media

NPR: Battered, Beaten, and Broken, but Still Important

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday, The Dailey Caller posted an edited video showing two NPR executives talking with two men representing themselves as potential NPR donors from an Islamic organization.  During the meeting, Ron Schiller, NPR’s senior vice president … Continue reading

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Top Ten: A Year in Media as Told by LWR

by Matthew L. Schafer Major developments made the last six months of 2010 an exciting time to follow the ever-changing media landscape. From the passage of net neutrality to the Wikileaks’ saga to a call for defunding public media, 2010 … Continue reading

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My View: Public Media Is More Important than Political Platitudes

by Matthew L. Schafer A little known bill,  introduced by Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO] this summer is being revitalized by NPR’s firing of news analyst Juan Williams.  Despite some conservatives’ new found resolution to cut public media funding, the idea … Continue reading

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