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A Reflection: 10 Years of Protecting Public Media

By Cait Beroza |

Ten years ago, 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting, the predecessor to Protect My Public Media, was launched. Recognizing the challenges ahead, our grassroots network … Read More

Thank You for a Successful 2018

By Cait Beroza & Anne Standley |

As 2018 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for taking action to protect federal funding for public media this year. Together, … Read More

How Federal Funding Cuts Would Hurt Western North Carolina

By Anne Standley |

President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. In an opinion column in Smoky Mountain News, Peter Nieckarz, an Associate Professor of Sociology … Read More

President’s Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding

By Cait |

President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding. Specifically, the budget eliminates funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which distributes critical … Read More

#ItsABeautifulDay in the Neighborhood

By Cait |

On Friday, April 29, 2016 public media advocates nationwide joined Protect My Public Media in celebrating the 47th anniversary of Fred Rogers’s heartfelt testimony to … Read More

The House Budget Defunds Public Media

By Cait |

The President's Budget

We’ll start with the bad news first. On March 25, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its annual Budget Resolution, calling for an end … Read More