Last updated: January 12, 2009 - 10:18pm
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Public Radio and PBS have asked President-elect Obama to include $550 million for noncommercial public-service media in his far larger package of spending and tax cuts to stimulate the economy and upgrade the nation's infrastructure. The groups' joint letter, sent Jan. 2, suggests federal aid for six projects involving public radio and TV that will create jobs and "produce sustainable improvements to the nation's communications infrastructure."
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