US Politics in Trump era Public date: 30.03.2020 20:41:21

15 Aug 2019

VOA Persian Has Turned Into a “Mouthpiece of Trump”

Journalists at the U.S. government-funded VOA Persian have been lashing out at people they deem unsupportive of President Donald Trump’s Iran policy. The public attacks are the most visible manifestation of a transformation that’s been underway since November 2016. VOA Persian and many of its staffers have become rabidly pro-Trump, abandoning their stated mission of providing balanced news to Iranians. So perhaps it’s not surprising that its reporters are now acting on social media like Trump himself.
Journalists at the U.S. government-funded VOA Persian have been lashing out at people they deem unsupportive of...

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