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NPR.org / David Folkenflik / Dec 3
“The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, a federal watchdog, disclosed Wednesday that it had found ‘a substantial likelihood of wrongdoing’ at the parent agency of the Voice of America under the leadership of the CEO appointed by President Trump. Since taking over the U.S. Agency for Global Media, CEO Michael Pack has turned it upside down, sidelining top executives, firing network chiefs, and deep-sixing requests for visa extensions for foreign staffers. Most notably, Pack had two senior political aides with records of strongly pro-Trump ideological statements investigate journalists for perceived anti-Trump bias and push for sympathetic news coverage of the president during the campaign.”
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