NEWS FROM UNDERGROUND

MARK CRISPIN MILLER

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Tell Congress NOT to axe PBS/NPR!

God knows they could be a whole lot better–but not if Congress disappears them.

MCM

Tell Congress: Don’t pull the plug on NPR and PBS!

We’re only a few weeks into the 112th Congress, and Republicans are already attempting to pull the plug on public media.

In a budget proposal made public on Wednesday, House Republicans announced plans to zero out all funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the nonprofit responsible for funding public media including NPR, PBS, Pacifica and more.

If the Republicans are successful, it would be a tremendous blow to the entire public interest media sector.

We cannot allow Republicans to destroy public media.

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