Jan 15, 2003

Media reporter and critic Mark Jurkowitz slams public radio in today's Boston Globe, accusing NPR President Kevin Klose and WBUR General Manager Jane Christo of dodging and patronizing supporters of Israel who say the network's reporting is biased. [Earlier article from Current about WBUR and its pro-Israel critics.]
A new CPB-backed website for producers offers guidance on enhancing education in public TV programs. It includes case studies that assess educational outreach strategies for recent PBS series and specials.
Joanne Kaufman writes in The New York Times of her 11-year-old son's love for radio, which includes public radio. Writes Kaufman, "If I were not afraid of going out on a limb, I would say that he likes Scott Simon almost as much as Scott Simon does."