The Trump administration is already pushing a plan to axe funding to hundreds of local NPR and PBS stations around the country. After coming out of an election where fake news was rampant and cable-news networks refused to call out racism, the last thing we need is an attack on public broadcasting.
Urge Congress to stop Trump's plan to destroy public media.
That could mean no more NewsHour, no more Frontline, and no more Democracy Now on your local station.Trump's plan closely follows a blueprint from the conservative Heritage Foundation, which seeks not only to defund the CPB but to completely eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Tim, Candace and the rest of the Free Press Action Fund team
2. "For 12th Consecutive Year, National Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America's Most Trusted Institution and an Excellent Use of Tax Dollars," PBS, Feb. 20, 2015: http://act.freepress.net/go/16625?t=9&akid=6071.9578237.a_wyW2
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