Jeffrey Dvorkin is a Canadian [update] and American, a former head of NPR News and its ombudsman, and now heads up the Organization of News Ombudsmen. He’s been writing recently on the threat to U.S. public broadcasting’s federal funding. Here’s a collection of recent posts worth reading:
April 15: Public Broadcasting is Saved! Now What?
April 5: NPR’s Condition: A timely warning for the CBC
March 22: Government Funding: A Blessing or a Curse?
March 17: De-Funding NPR: Just Political Theatre or Something More?
March 10: The Stumbles of Two Public Broadcasters