March 21, 2011 – Segment 1

Marc and Anthony McCarthy co-host a discussion about the future of public media in America.  Public media has found itself once again in the crosshairs of conservatives since a former NPR fundraising executive was caught on camera calling the tea party racist.  Joining us to discuss the threats to public media and last week’s vote in the House to would eliminate funding for NPR are:

Craig Aaron, Managing Director of Free Press

Jason Loviglio, Associate Professor of American Studies and Director of Media and Communication Studies at UMBC