Nov 6, 2003

Miami Herald Publisher Albuerto Ibarguen is the new chairman of the PBS Board. He describes PBS's challenges to differentiate and finance its services in a report in today's Herald.
The late philanthropist Joan Kroc left NPR a gift of $200 million--about double the network's annual operating budget, reports the Washington Post. She also left $5 million to her hometown public station, KPBS, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. The gift is the largest single donation in KPBS's history. (More via Google News.)