Public broadcasting bracing for another fight amid Trump cuts

Mar 22, 2017
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Steven Spearie of the SJ-R talked with local public media managers about the potential impact of the Trump administration budget proposal.

In beginning to address the Trump administration's effort to kill off Corporation for Public Broadcasting funding, WSEC-TV president and chief executive officer Jerold Gruebel brings up Sesame Street's newest character, Julie, a winsome 4-year-old redhead who likes to paint and pick flowers but also has autism."There's a real parallel," said Gruebel, "between children's programming on public television and historical/documentary and performing arts programs for the audience."The parallel is not

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