The Corporation for Public Broadcasting "has told its staff that it should consider redirecting money away from national newscasts and toward music programs produced by NPR stations." This is apparently due to the Bush appointees who run the CPB getting their knickers in a knot about NPR's coverage of the Middle East. Of course, NPR listeners are least-misinformed about the war in Iraq; I suppose it's kind of a thorn in someone's side to have citizens with accurate information about what we're doing in the world.
Read all about it before the Thought Police come for you.
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