Don't Mess With Big BirdPBS itself issued a tersely worded statement on Thursday, saying: "Governor Romney does not understand the value the American people place on public broadcasting and the outstanding return on investment the system delivers to our nation.
Romney indirectly aided PBS as governorIn this week's presidential debate, Mitt Romney said he would cut off funding to public broadcasting - sparking a social networking firestorm from fans of Big Bird and other beloved PBS characters. But as governor of Massachusetts, Romney signed a ...
PBS film series Half the Sky brings celebrity advocates close to global women ...A depiction of a Somali family's visit to a clinic for women's health is part of the Trailer for "Half the Sky - Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide" showing on PBS - Independent Lens. Image: Half the Sky Movement/PBS. (WNN/TLW) New ...
PBS CEO Paula Kerger: Mitt Romney's Debate Attack Was 'Stunning' (VIDEO)"I'm sorry Jim, I'm gonna stop the subsidy to PBS," he told moderator Jim Lehrer, who has worked for PBS since the 1970s. "I like PBS, I love Big Bird, I actually like you too, but I'm going to stop borrowing money from China to pay for things we don't ...
Has Hugo Chavez Lost His Mojo?Venezuela's charismatic and outspoken leader Hugo Chavez faces his toughest challenge yet for the presidency from newcomer Henrique Capriles.
PBS-KLRN of San Antonio Adds Platts Energy Week to its Sunday Line Up"We're off to a great start in bringing important policy, market and energy industry information to the state of Texas through San Antonio's KLRN and our partner station PBS-KHUT in Houston," said Allan Horlick, executive producer, The PowerBlock, W*USA.
Thai PBS promises more TV, radio outputThepchai Yong, the outgoing managing director of Thai PBS, says: 'We're a key element in helping to develop the country's democracy and encouraging public participation.
PBS chief stunned by Romney Big Bird debate statementFederal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting totals $450 million this year, accounting for about 15 percent of the CPB's budget, she said.
Romney's 'Big Bird' comment stirs social mediaAbout 30 minutes into the verbal contest between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the former governor explained that he would cut what he considers non-essential items in the budget, including cuts to PBS, which employs debate ...
Unemployment Ticks Down to 7.8%, U-7 Down to 16.87%Construction jobs grew by 5,000 in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Photo by Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
PBS rebroadcasts "Broadway: An American Musical"In case you missed it the first time - and even if you saw it - PBS is rebroadcasting its award-winning six-part documentary "Broadway: The American Musical," beginning at 10 p.m.
PBS head unloads on Romney"I'm sorry Jim, I'm gonna stop the subsidy to PBS," he told moderator Jim Lehrer, who has worked for PBS since the 1970s. "I like PBS, I love Big Bird, I actually like you too, but I'm going to stop borrowing money from China to pay for things we don't ...
PBS Documentary Highlights the Accomplishments of Indie GamesThe newest episode of PBS's online arts web-series, Off-Book, is a 7-minute look at the creativity of indie video games.
PBS Responds to Romney, Defends Big BirdDuring the debate with President Barack Obama, Romney said to moderator Jim Lehrer (a PBS newsman) that: "I'm going to stop the subsidy to PBS. I'm going to stop other things. I like PBS. I love Big Bird. I actually like you too. But I'm not going to ...
PBS Lashes Back At RomneyMitt Romney had said, "I'm sorry Jim, I'm gonna stop the subsidy to PBS, I like PBS, I love Big Bird, I actually like you too [the moderator, Jim Lehrer had worked for PBS for decades], but I'm going to stop borrowing money from China to pay for things ...
'Have I Managed My Finances Properly For a Long Retirement?'The NewsHour has partnered with Next Avenue, a new PBS website that offers articles, blogs and other critical information for adults over 50.
Weekend TV: New Steel Magnolias, Simpsons' Halloween Special, PBS Goes ...Is there a more perfect Lifetime movie property than Steel Magnolias? This tragicomic celebration of female bonding through gossipy good times and bad, all while getting their hair done at Truvy's Beauty Spot in suburban Louisiana, has been a crowd ...
PBS: 'Romney does not understand'"We are very disappointed that PBS became a political target in the Presidential debate last night," PBS said in a statement.
PBS show 'Daytripper' visits Bay AreaHOUSTON—The Daytripper film crew may have gotten more than they asked for when they called the Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau for information about Kemah.
PBS president: 'Stunning' that Big Bird being debatedKerger told CNN Newsroom's Carol Costello that Mitt Romney singling out Big Bird and PBS funding ("I like PBS, I love Big Bird ... but I'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from China") was a "stunning moment." The debate ...