"The public broadcasting service is collapsing of it's own weight. While PBS executives and Washington politicians wring their hands over the networks inevitable demise, we believe there is a simple solution. Let it collapse."(snip)
"In a world in which 85% of Amercicans pay for either cable or satellite television, and with educational videos available in shopping malls and Wallmarts nationwide, what possible justification can there be for a publicly subsidized television network."(snip)
"Simply put, PBS has no mission that cannot be realized either the in for- profit sector or by converting the network to a private non-profit foundation."
Not much to add to this, the article nails it. We could save a quarter of a billion taxpayer dollars per year. Let the voices of Bill Moyers, Terry Gross and Dianne Rehm see if they can draw an audience in the open market.