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NPR suspends veteran editor as it grapples with his public criticism

Posted on AllSides April 16th, 2024
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Uri Berliner

NPR has formally punished Uri Berliner, the senior editor who publicly argued a week ago that the network had "lost America's trust" by approaching news stories with a rigidly progressive mindset.

Berliner's five-day suspension without pay, which began last Friday, has not been previously reported.

Yet the public radio network is grappling in other ways with the fallout from Berliner's essay for the online news site The Free Press. It angered many of his colleagues, led NPR leaders to announce monthly internal reviews of the network's coverage, and gave fresh ammunition...

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https://www.npr.org/2024/04/16/1244962042/npr-editor-uri-berliner-suspended-essay

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