Corporation for Public Broadcasting

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Betty McCollum guards Sesame Street and Republicans go Gonzo

    Big Bird: Not worthy of your tax dollars?​Rep. Betty McCollum and some other House members stood on the Capitol steps with Elmo and Big Bird yesterday, deriding Republicans for trying to defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's $451 million operating budget. PBS is an oasis in the va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2007

    KMOJ moves to Uptown, fires Spike Moss

    (Update below.) Homeless since December, black community radio station KMOJ-FM (89.9) announced Tuesday that it has found a new location--in Uptown. Headquartered in North Minneapolis, the heart of black Minnesota, since launching in 1978, "the People's Station" will now be moving at least temporari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2006

    6/12: Morning Communique

    The House slashes funding for PBS and NPR, Coke bows to pressure from Wal-Mart over distribution issues, crappy fan drawings of Tom Cruise, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Movies

    September 14, 2005
  • News

    March 2, 2005

    A Real Rock 'n' Roll Radio Station... for Your Pledge of Just $10 a Month?

    Paul Demko, Diablo Cody, and Dylan Hicks offer three takes on MPR's new baby

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2004
  • News

    May 22, 2002

    The .14 Cent Solution

    New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio

  • News

    February 20, 2002

    Radio Radio

    We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life

  • Feature

    January 14, 1998

    Vast Wasteland

    Public television has become a dumping ground for political hacks and a source of endless Britcom reruns. Increasing its appropriation now would only be throwing good money after bad.

  • News

    February 7, 1996