Readers React: Voice of America needs protection from Trump and his cronies


Re “Liberals don’t listen to opposing viewpoints” (June 21): As an independent voter, I consider differing viewpoints before arriving at my own thinking. When I read that letter, I concur in that any news outlet, “not reporting the news that it does not want you to hear is dangerous.”

This very concern lies beneath the troubling action taken by Donald Trump at Voice of America (VOA) to purge senior editors and officials of this esteemed news outlet and its affiliates, which reports international news for the United States.

We must ensure news from VOA continues to be reported as fulsomely as ever under the new team led by former associates of Steve Bannon.

Sarah Turitto


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