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Re: Public broadcasting funding

<<On Mon, 15 Jan 2001 18:08:18 -0500, "Dan Billings" <dib9@gwi.net> said:

> I also do not think any news outlet can be truly objective when they depend
> on a government appropriation to stay on the air.

I would suggest that the difference is that you *know*.  In old-line
family-owned media companies, you were often left to guess what effect
the ownership had on the news, and in the new corporate media world,
there are enough layers of management that it's impossible to know
(unless Rupert Murdoch is involved).