CPB Issues $7.5 Million In Grants To NPR, PRI, PBS Shows
January 9, 2015 at 3:54 AM (PT)
The CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING has issued a total of $7.5 million in grants for PBS' FRONTLINE, NPR’s international coverage, PBS NEWSHOUR, and PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL’s THE WORLD.
In a release from CPB noting the importance of journalism and the First Amendment in light of the CHARLIE HEBDO massacre in PARIS, CPB President PAT HARRISON said, "We in public media are proud of our commitment to providing content that informs, educates and inspires. We invest in high quality trusted journalism and work to ensure that the firewall of independence for journalists is strong and immovable."