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NPR: Battered, Beaten, and Broken, but Still Important

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday, The Dailey Caller posted an edited video showing two NPR executives talking with two men representing themselves as potential NPR donors from an Islamic organization.  During the meeting, Ron Schiller, NPR’s senior vice president … Continue reading

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House Republicans Pass Bill Defunding Public Broadcasting, Net Neutrality

by Matthew L. Schafer On Saturday, the House passed the budget bill H.R. 1, a bill that would defund public media and prevent the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from enforcing its new net neutrality rules by withholding funding.  In total, … Continue reading

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Top Ten: A Year in Media as Told by LWR

by Matthew L. Schafer Major developments made the last six months of 2010 an exciting time to follow the ever-changing media landscape. From the passage of net neutrality to the Wikileaks’ saga to a call for defunding public media, 2010 … Continue reading

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