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Fri Jul 10, 2020, 10:11 PM

US global media agency continues to clean house, seeks to kick out international journalists

Efforts to clean house at the US Agency for Global Media continued this week as leadership indicated that international journalists who work for Voice of America (VOA) will not have their visas extended and a widely respected top editor at Radio Free Asia was fired, explained three sources familiar with the decisions.

Under the new leadership of Michael Pack, who took the job as USAGM's CEO last month, the organization which oversees US-funded broadcasters VOA and RFA among others has been thrust into a wide-ranging shakeup which appears to be politically motivated.

With indications that Pack is not going to allow visas to be extended for international VOA journalists in the US, there are dozens of journalists who could face retaliation if they are forced to return to their home countries.

"People who do work for entities like VOA or RFA are putting their lives at risk by reporting inside terrible places and in some cases they have been able to work with State to get special visas to do their work," said a source familiar with the potential decision. If these journalists are sent home "no exaggeration they could easily face death, imprisonment, and definitely harassment, for the reporting they have done."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/us-global-media-agency-continues-to-clean-house-seeks-to-kick-out-international-journalists/ar-BB16AK90?li=BBnbcA1&ocid=DELLDHP

A department full of lackeys. What could go wrong.

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Iliyah Jul 10 #1
msongs Jul 10 #2
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Jul 10, 2020, 10:14 PM

1. Them turning on . . .

themselves.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Jul 10, 2020, 10:17 PM

2. maximum trashing while they still can nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Fri Jul 10, 2020, 10:28 PM

3. Scorched earth.

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