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Trends During Great Recession May Foreshadow Pandemic’s Impact on Pubmedia

May 12, 2020

Current The impact of COVID-19 is a very different financial shock from what public media has seen before, but it’s not the first fiscal challenge the industry has faced. The Great Recession of December 2007 to June 2009 also posed a huge test for public radio and television stations throughout the country. We at Public Media Co. thought it would be a good idea to take a look at what happened a decade ago.