VOA, Radio Free Asia get editors back post-Trump but worry about damage

Washington (AFP) – Voice of America and Radio Free Asia are getting back experienced editors who were shoved aside by Donald Trump’s appointees as the outlets say they hope the tumult will not tarnish their credibility. Michael Pack, a producer of conservative films whom Trump tapped to head the agency that oversees taxpayer-supported media, resigned hours after President Joe Biden was sworn in last week. Pack had vowed to break down the legally guaranteed firewall against meddling in editorial decisions. In his final days, he invited Trump’s secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, who berated VOA an…

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