WNYC Doesn't Need Your Money: NY Public Radio Announces $10 Million Grant Barely A Week After Pledge Drive Ends
On Monday, New York Public Radio announced a $10 million dollar grant from the Jerome L. Greene Foundation. According to the station, it's the largest gift ever given to a public radio station.
The timing is convenient, as WNYC literally JUST wrapped up its winter pledge drive -- 9 days of ceaseless appeals for listener donations, accompanied by exclamations like "We can't do this without you!" and promises of travel mugs and magazine subscriptions -- on February 28.
Now, just ten days later we gullible dopes are confronted with the cold reality: they can do it without us, and we just paid way over market value for this travel mug.More »