Resolutions passed by the CPB Board of Directors

Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
November 16, 2010

CPB Board Expresses Concern about Consequences of NPR's Decisions

Unanimously

WHEREAS,

The public media system is highly interdependent; and

WHEREAS,

The public reaction to NPR's decision with respect to Juan Williams and the circumstances surrounding the decision has been highly critical; and

WHEREAS,

The actions of no single institutional leader should put in jeopardy the future of public media;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,

The Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting expresses its deep concern about the consequences of NPR's decisions including renewed challenges to public media's journalistic integrity, Congressional attempts to reduce or eliminate funding for public media, and the impact such reductions will have on public media's future programming and services.

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