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Tuesday, April 17 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Public Broadcasting: At the Tipping Point?

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As the federal government struggles with ballooning deficits and the debt ceiling, the U.S. public broadcasting system faces its most significant challenge in decades. This panel examines historical and contemporary issues that have led up to the current situation, and discusses the possibilities for the future of public broadcasting in America.
Moderator: Alan Stavitsky, University of Nevada
Panelists: Michael Huntsberger, Linfield College; Building Public Broadcasting: The Rise and Fall of the Public Telecommunications Facilities Program
Glenda Balas, University of New Mexico; Tipping Point or Glide Path? An Examination of Threat, Risk, and Institutional Change in Public Television
Robert Avery, University of Utah; Public Media at the Crossroads: Strategies for Making It Through the Light
John Armstrong, Furman University; I’m Not Dead Yet: Public Broadcasting Meets the Tea Party in South Carolina



Tuesday April 17, 2012 9:15am - 10:30am
Pavilion 3

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