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Public TV Puts Rural America in the Spotlight

September 28, 2017View for printing

As Congress moves toward debate over tax reform, revenue for programs like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting may be at stake. This report looks at how one stream of public-media funding stream has addressed rural topics.

The publicly funded Independent Television Service does an above-average job in supporting programs that look at rural people, places, and issues. Politicians who say public broadcasting is out of touch with America ought to look at the facts instead of their talking points.

By Patricia Aufderheide

http://www.dailyyonder.com/save-till ... 9/28/20483/
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