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NPR’s Federal Funding Comes To An End

Posted by on March 18, 2011

This past Thursday, The House voted to end federal funding to National Public Radio. Last year, NPR reportedly received almost $5 million in federal funding in fiscal year 2010, while its revenues included $2.8 million in dues and $63 million programming fees from local stations. The new bill, which passed 228-192, now bars federal funding […]

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Does The Power Of NPR Apply To Metal As Well? You Bet!

Posted by on January 13, 2011

In a recent article, The Hollywood Reporter pointed out how during a time when the music industry is struggling to sell music, National Public Radio (NPR) has become its secret tool in boosting sales. With an audience of 34 million (according to Arbiton) and a devoted online following, NPR has helped a majority of indie […]

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