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In his Cold War-era novel, “1984,” George Orwell’s character Syme explains to Winston the language of the totalitarian society: “Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? …...
Congressional Republicans are all aflutter with the perceived opportunity given them last week to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), particularly its radio branch, National Public Radio (NPR). Ambush journalist Michael O’Keefe,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The stars of Sesame Street — the real people — are on Capitol Hill helping unions and activist groups protest proposed federal spending cuts to public broadcasting. Emilio Delgado (Luis), Roscoe Orman (Gordon) and Bob...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are preparing another strike against public broadcasting with legislation to bar federal funding of National Public Radio and prohibit local public stations from using federal money to pay NPR dues. The House...
Tags: Jim McGovern, Politics, Tea Party Movement, Mass Media, NPR
WASHINGTON (AP) — NPR's interim president and CEO said Thursday that she had full confidence in the organization's leadership team and said those who think NPR's news coverage is biased would change their minds simply by listening to its...
WASHINGTON (AP) — NPR's interim president and CEO says people who think the organization is biased only need to listen to its programming to change their minds. Joyce Slocum took over Wednesday for Vivian Schiller, who resigned to limit the damage...
Tags: NPR, Radio, Entertainment, Washington, DC, Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller resigned Wednesday under pressure, a day after an undercover video showed one of her executives on a hidden camera calling the tea party racist and saying the news organization would be...
It was inevitable that the Congressional and presidential budget cutting would come at the expense of those who have little or no voice in Washington -- the poor and needy. Whether it's home heating help and other measures to help the poor or a cutoff of...
FOX 5 San Diego StaffSAN YSIDRO, Calif. -- A 25-year-old Mexican who signed up for a U.S. Customs and Border Protection plan aimed at speeding up frequent border crossings was caught with 637 pounds of pot, authorities said Wednesday. The suspect was arrested about 10 a.m....
Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch may soon be unemployed. President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2012 budget includes $451 million for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which oversees PBS and National Public Radio. Congressional Republicans want to...
Daily American Staff WriterU.S. Rep. Bill Shuster is analyzing a Republican proposal for sweeping budget cuts. According to The Associated Press, 60 government programs would be eliminated and hundreds would see a cut in funding under the proposal. “The congressman...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesReality Is Broken Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World Jane McGonigal Penguin Press: 388 pp., $26.95 As a nongamer, avowed Luddite and mother of a 7-year-old who is mesmerically attracted to anything with a screen, I was...
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