Citing Scandal, Senator Proposes Stronger Protections For VOA Newsroom

Citing Scandal, Senator Proposes Stronger Protections For VOA Newsroom

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., has proposed legislation to outlaw political tampering with the newsroom coverage produced by Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, Radio Free Asia and other U.S. government-funded broadcasters.Sen. Chris Murphy says his bill would “make it totally crystal, 100 percent clear” that political appointees cannot interfere with news coverage, including of President Trump.

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Source: NPR Politics
Citing Scandal, Senator Proposes Stronger Protections For VOA Newsroom

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