Jun 25, 2002

A Baltimore Sun article attempts to capture the frantic activity behind the scenes at A Prairie Home Companion.
The Associated Press profiles Tavis Smiley, host of a new show on NPR.
As Maryland PTV readies its new Wall Street Week for debut on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reports that former host Louis Rukeyser has taken three of its four underwriters and kept airtime on public TV stations serving 60 percent of the population.
TV critic Tom Shales refuses to donate "money to a 'public' TV that has been privatized within an inch of its life," according to his Electronic Media column.
After its "Stupid Pills" wear off, PBS moves Masterpiece Theatre back to Sunday nights, says Lisa de Moraes of the Washington Post.