Is Voice of America Becoming the Voice of Trump?

The Voice of America building in Washington, June 15, 2020 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).
The Voice of America building in Washington, June 15, 2020 (AP photo by Andrew Harnik).

It was a “Wednesday night massacre,” as one former U.S. official told CNN, when an appointee of President Donald Trump fired the heads of multiple government-funded media outlets. Conservative documentary filmmaker Michael Pack took over last month as the head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media after a two-year confirmation process in the Senate, and one of his first actions after taking office was to sweep out the directors and advisory boards of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks, and the Open Technology Fund. The two directors of the USAGM’s flagship network, Voice […]

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