Mar 19, 2004

APTS goes public with a release about its digital-only proposal, suggesting that public TV could relinquish analog channels ahead of time in exchange for a trust fund that would supplement CPB aid. See also Current's article.
National Journal's William Powers devotes a column to Brian Lamb's C-SPAN, the media wallflower now celebrating its 25th anniversary. He describes C-SPAN's singular ability to show political life at length--specifically John Kerry demonstrating what Powers regards as charisma in a personal appearance, so different from the disdainful treatment the candidate has gotten from media heavies.