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PBS Vows To Increase Programming Diversity, But Critics Remain Skeptical

Earlier this year, over 140 filmmakers signed an open letter to the Public Broadcasting Service citing how it overly relies on white creators, especially documentary filmmaker Ken Burns.

In response, PBS recently revealed an $11 million initiative aimed towards increasing programming diversity, an action not convincing critics.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans tells us more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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