PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger touches on the network’s storied past, its future — and its shaky present
It’s a weird time to be PBS.
On the one hand, the network was never a political football in the 2016 presidential election in the way it was in 2012, when Republican candidate Mitt Romney proposed defunding the US’s only public television broadcaster. That might suggest a degree of security.
On the other hand, the network has more to worry about than just an incoming...