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Thursday, November 17, 2005

 

CPB (Corp. for Public Broadcasting)-POLITICAL VIPERS NEST?

Tomlinson Violated Statute, Ethics, Says Report
By John Eggerton -- Broadcasting & Cable, 11/15/2005 12:50:00 PM
Abstract: The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Inspector General, Kenneth Konz, has concluded that CPB Chairman Ken Tomlinson "violated statutory provisions" and the board's code of ethics by dealing directly with programmers during negotiations over the creation of a public affairs program and by using "political tests" to recruit President and CEO Patricia Harrison.

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/media/july-dec05/kenny_11-15.html

http://dorgan.senate.gov/newsroom/record.cfm?id=248813

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-Rich

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