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public television

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Television & radio
public televisionˌpublic ˈtelevision noun [uncountable]  AMTa television service or programme in the US which is paid for by the government, large companies, and the public
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public televisionWeighty matters of economics and foreign policy appeared to be at stake as were the integrity and independence of public television.But there is another scene, scarcely ever shown, even on public television.Carl Sagan, perhaps, on public television?It took several years before we were able to reinstate a comprehensive schedule of public affairs programming on public television.Some public television stations applauded the new initiative as something of a programming coup.If balance is important it can not be limited to public television.
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