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Sequester would hit public broadcasting hard

February 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE South Dakota Public Broadcasting Executive Director Julie Andersen said Wednesday her agency would lose $70,000 to $100,000 if federal sequestration cuts take effect.
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SDPB aerial tour show to premiere Sunday

March 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The wonders of South Dakota are on display in a new high-definition television documentary from South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Continue Reading

White House: NPR should receive taxpayer support

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

White House spokesman Jay Carney said today that both Democratic and Republican presidents have supported such funding in the past and that there remains a need to support public broadcasting. Continue Reading

NPR chief executive quits after hidden camera video

March 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

NPR’s president and CEO resigned today in an effort to limit the damage from hidden camera footage of a fellow executive deriding the tea party movement as “seriously racist.” Conservatives called the video proof that the network is biased and undeserving of federal funds. Continue Reading

Letters to the Editor

November 12, 2010 in The Daily Republic

In S.D., all one needs is to be Republican
To the Editor:
I know you won’t put this in your paper since you helped so much to condemn the Obama presidency. But I want you to know how depressed I am about the attitude politically here in South Dakota. Continue Reading