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Defends restoration of CPB funding

Re the Dec. 29 editorial ("Sorry CPB hike"): Could it be the restoration of funding to the Corporation...companies are getting from the public national forests! After all, CPB only gets 15 percent of its money from the government. How many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/04/edi_220035.shtml
Editorials
Sorry CPB hike

...Republicans reluctantly agreed to still fund the CPB, but they had reduced the subsidy every year -- until now. The CPB received a $50 million increase, and Rep...taxpayer know that just 15 percent of the CPB's $2-billion budget comes in the form...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/29/edi_219791.shtml
Editorials
New president named for CPB post

...corporation's board of directors. Democratic lawmakers last week urged the CPB to put off choosing a new president, citing concerns about political interference...www.pbs.org Corporation for Public Broadcasting: http://www.cpb.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/24/tel_456903.shtml
Television
Top TV official leaves Corporation for Public Broadcasting

...order to exercise his long-standing option with CPB to produce "Winning Modern Wars," a film he set aside when he joined CPB in February 2003, the corporation announced Thursday. Before joining CPB, Pack had produced some shows for public television...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/tel_54903.shtml
Television
Public broadcasting wars

...editor-in-chief who was appointed to the CPB board by President Bill Clinton and elevated to CPB chairman by President George W. Bush. Tomlinson...programming was far-left propaganda. The CPB chairman made clear he wasn't referring to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/23/edi_453996.shtml
Editorials
PBS hires conservative commentator Tucker Carlson for weekly talk show

...and had expressed that to Pat Mitchell, PBS president. The CPB is one of the PBS system's chief funders, providing $22...it into the context of good programming." Coonrod said the CPB is likely to provide seed money to help start Carlson's show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/11/tel_390748.shtml
Television
PBS hires Michael Getler as ombudsman

...was involved. "There's nothing to it, but I understand why people will say it," Mitchell said. "It makes for a better story. The need for an ombudsman was identified separately from and before there was any criticism from the CPB."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/tel_9909.shtml
Television
Groups make new plans to build better citizens

...middle and high school students American history and civics. It's too early in the planning to say how much it will cost, said CPB spokeswoman Ross Brown. The idea is to incorporate public television with other media, such as the Internet. "They're hoping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/04/liv_436269.shtml
Life & style
House rescinds proposed cut for public broadcasting

...198 million from subsidies for low-income people to pay for their heat and air conditioning bills. --- On the Net: Public Broadcasting Service: http://www.pbs.org Corporation for Public Broadcasting: http://www.cpb.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/24/tel_456904.shtml
Television
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