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Houses Passes Bill Stripping Federal Funding for NPR
Vote Was on Party Lines, Democrats Dismissed Bill as 'Distraction' and a 'Political Stunt'
House cuts to NPR funding likely to die in hands of Senate
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted Thursday to end taxpayer funding for National Public Radio, a week after its top fundraiser was caught on a hidden camera disparaging the conservative Tea Party movement and saying the network would be better off without federal money. The measure
'This Week' Transcript: Disaster in the Pacific
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) AMANPOUR (voice-over): This week, disaster in the Pacific. As my team and I cross Japan to find almost biblical scenes of destruction, fears of a nuclear meltdown after the powerful earthquake, the devastating wall of water. A race is on to stop a dangerous radiation leak and
Federal funding of public media under fire
Public broadcasting fans have a lot more to worry about than the embarrassing tape, released this week, of a National Public Radio executive criticizing Tea Party activists, evangelical Christians and Republicans. Critics of the federal government's $460 million a year outlay to the Corporation for
The NPR Flap
Media experts weigh in on the sting that ousted one of NPR's top fundraisers.
Controversy ripples through NPR as GOP targets funding
National Public Radio, one of the few media outlets that seemed to be on a roll, has hit a very steep drop-off. Vivian Schiller, CEO of the company, resigned Wednesday morning amid the latest political scandal to embroil the news organization. It was an abrupt end to the tenure of an executive who
James O'Keefe Ensnares Liberal Groups Using Actors and Hidden Cameras
For his newest undercover expose, James O'Keefe , the conservative activist, went all out. The self-proclaimed investigative journalist even created a website for a fictitious Muslim group requesting a meeting with NPR. A spokeswoman for NPR said they made their standard request for a list of the
NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Resigns
Wait wait don't tell me. Well and He are oust its president and CEO Vivian Schiller after who's not related to Steps down because of a video taped by James O'Keefe. Heat of acorn video fame. Republicans are out for blood and they may get it it just seems like everywhere and PR turns. They cannot
Buddy Roemer: 'I'm Going To Be A Factor' in 2012
Fmr Louisiana Gov says, "marriage is between a man and a woman" on "Top Line."