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NPR editor who alleged left-wing bias at network suspended

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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National Public Radio has suspended an editor who has repeatedly criticized the outlet in recent days, alleging a left-leaning bias that he says is hurting the organization’s journalism.

Uri Berliner, a senior editor who has worked at NPR for more than 20 years, was suspended last week by the company for five days without pay, NPR’s media reporter David Folkenflik reported Tuesday.

Berliner published an essay in The Free Press last week arguing “those who listen to NPR or read its coverage online” are getting “the distilled worldview of a very small segment...

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