CPB Ombudsmen Offer Ringing Endorsements Of Public TV

Now public broadcasting has four ombudsmen. And the two appointed by Kenneth Tomlinson to point out bias? They have been “positively glowing in their assessments of the journalism heard on NPR and seen on news shows distributed by PBS. So glowing, in fact, that [there] reports, which are posted on CPB’s Web site could easily be excerpted in the shorthand style of a movie ad quoting favorable reviews.”