CPB Seen Tightening Grip on Public Broadcasting

CPB Report on Bias

In a 2003 report to Congress, the CPB cited polling data that found the majority of Americans do not believe the news and information programming on public broadcasting is biased (page 13):

CPB Ombudsmen

CPB's two new ombudsmen released their first reports this week:

Congress created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to encourage programming alternatives to commercial media. In April, the CPB board chair ousted its president and CEO and appointed two ombudsmen, leading some to ask whether government officials intend to exert tighter control over the news on public television and radio.

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