Big Bird is a Democrat Dupe

Accuracy in Media The George Soros-funded Free Press Action Fund describes itself as “a nonpartisan organization” which “does not support or oppose any candidate for public office.” But last week it announced that the “attack on Big Bird and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting” at the presidential debate had “sparked intense reactions from public media fans.” It said, “The nation is standing with Big Bird. … [Read more...]

Public Broadcasting Mobilizes Against Romney

Accuracy in Media As Mitt Romney says, it doesn’t make sense to borrow money from China to pay for public TV or radio. But terminating the funding is easier said than done. The reason: there are more than 900 local public radio stations and more than 350 local public television stations which receive support from the taxpayer-financed Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and lobby for the money. These … [Read more...]

Romney Wants to End Federal Funding of Public TV

Accuracy in Media In remarks certain not to endear him to the liberal media, Mitt Romney has told CBS News that federal subsidies for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) have to end. AIM has argued for years that the taxpayers should not be forced to underwrite the liberal programming on public television. The headline, “Romney: I’d cut PBS, Obamacare, arts subsidies,” is running over a Romney interview … [Read more...]

PBS: Re-Educating America’s Schoolchildren, Thanks to Your Contributions

By: Mary Grabar and Tina Trent Accuracy in Media When most people think of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s education programs, they remember the gentle Mr. Rogers welcoming children to his home, or documentaries offering exciting encounters with whales and other exotic creatures. These shows still exist. But CPB today produces lessons that glorify the Black Panthers and riots and protests of the … [Read more...]

PBS’ Moyers Says Saul Alinsky ‘a Good American’

NoisyRoom Hat Tip: BB Bill Moyers Essay: Newt's Obesession with Saul Alinsky from on Vimeo. Bill Moyers used his Friday night PBS show to defend community organizing icon Saul Alinsky from Newt Gingrich’s recent attacks. Alinsky's 1971 book "Rules for Radicals," which was dedicated to Lucifer, popularized many organizing tactics. Moyers quipped “Maybe that’s why Newt … [Read more...]