Many people are asking the same question, and not getting great answers.

A little more than two years ago, the Chicago Tribune published an editorial urging the City Colleges of Chicago to sell its public television station, WYCC, channel 20. Beginning with the assumption that WYCC was superfluous (given the existence of Chicago's larger public television station, WTTW), the editorial argued that keeping it would be "daft," since there was now "a chance to sell the channel in a government auction for as much as $474 million."…Read more