Corporation for Public Broadcasting: So Much More Than Sesame Street

Suggestions run rampant that the Trump administration would cut federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). This measure would have to be approved by Congress.

The CPB isn’t just an incubator for high-quality educational programming. Rather, it’s an important network providing the only source of broadcast information for many rural listeners.

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Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Alternative Sources of Funding for Public Broadcasting Stations

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