any independent, noncommercial broadcasting done with public and government funding
We support public broadcasting during their fund-raising drives.
So, quite frankly, you can debate whether or not there should be funding of public broadcasting.
Consider one candidate for elimination, the Corporation for public broadcasting.
The House has already zeroed out funding for the Corporation for public broadcasting, which subsidizes both NPR and PBS.
“Government support of the Corporation for public broadcasting continues to be less and less,” Maassen said.
Ed Markey (D-MA) appeared with Arthur the Aardvark, the star of the PBS show Arthur, to promote funding for public broadcasting.