Pat Mitchell, who runs PBS, defended the network against the obvious– That PBS leans toward the left. No way, says Mitchell.
This is, in part, in defense against remarks from Ken Tomlinson, Chairman of Public Broadcasting, who has recently voiced his opinion that PBS sports a hearty liberal bias.
Mitchell offers rebuttal in the story:
PBS is “that one place where education comes before titillation, where partisanship is checked at the newsroom door and, above all, is a media option that measures success by how many minds we open, how many lives we change, how many ways we strengthen communities and how well we serve this democracy.”
Commie! … Just kidding… I’m sure that PBS is quite fair. In fact, I watch it often and have noticed a distinct lack of bias– They make millions and millions on products sold to both left wing and right wing. Then they beg for donations from Democrats and Republicans, and accept the confiscated tax money of liberals and conservatives. If that’s not fair, I don’t know what is.