Because it’s pledge week on WYSU, we’re not running
Here’s why I believe in supporting public radio: it’s the closest thing we have to a truly free press in the
Now public radio also has to worry about numbers, but we do it without a profit motive. While NPR and WYSU locally rely on contributions and underwriting from business, a significant portion of our funding comes directly from the people who listen. In some ways, that increases the pressure to serve and engage the public. On the other hand, that gives us the freedom to tell stories and cover issues that might not be popular.
I’ve tried to do that on