"Save Big Bird, Nova, Jim Lehrer": Dr. Bill Baker on Public Broadcasting

This morning, the New York Daily News published an Op-Ed by Dr. William F. Baker (Journalist in Residence and Claudio Aquaviva Chair in Education), in which Dr. Baker implored Congress not to pass bills that will eliminate federal funding for public broadcasting (including PBS and NPR), one of the most trusted media institutions in the United States. As President of Channel 13 for 20 years, Dr. Baker relates his first-hand experience with tens of thousands of parents grateful for the “safe haven my station provided for their kids, for being the one media destination where children can always find shows to help them learn and grow, free of any commercial agenda.”

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