ERIC Number: ED414894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Public Broadcasting Stations' Revenue from State Governments and State Colleges and Universities Ranked State-By-State, Fiscal Year 1996. CPB Research Notes, No. 103.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.
This report provides data tables analyzing revenues from state governments and combined revenues from state government and state university sources for each state, as reported to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by public broadcasting licensees in the Annual Financial Report survey for fiscal year 1996. All revenue amounts contained in the report include cash, indirect, and in-kind support. Total contributions from state governments and state colleges and universities accounted for 22.6% of total public broadcasting revenue. State government contributions to public broadcasting stations varied greatly among states, ranging from zero to $19.2 million for public television and from zero to more than $4.3 million for public radio. The state of South Carolina had the highest government support for television ($19.2 million), followed by Georgia ($19 million), Kentucky ($16.8 million), Utah ($12.8 million), and Florida ($12.5 million). Utah, South Carolina, Nebraska, Alaska, and Kentucky made up the top five states in per person state government support. Nearly 17.3% of total public television system revenue came from state government sources. State government support for radio was led by Georgia ($4.2 million), and followed by Alaska ($2.7 million), Florida ($2.4 million), Wisconsin ($2.1 million), and Ohio ($1.7 million). Alaska led all states by a large margin in per person state support for radio. Tables present state revenue analysis for public television and public radio, and each state's support to public television and radio stations for the last five years in detail. (SWC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC.