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Can Donald Trump turn Voice of America into his own private megaphone?

Can Donald Trump turn Voice of America into his own private megaphone?

Its name sounds like an artifact of the Cold War, but the Voice of America —  the international news source funded by the U.S. government —  has changed geography and technology. VOA just began a 24-hour Russian-language news channel on several platforms to reach Russian speakers throughout the old Soviet empire —  a clear pushback against Russian government-run programming. Yet it’s home-front happenings that have put VOA in the news: first,  the 2013 repeal of a law restricting the use of VOA-produced news inside the U.S., and then, toward the end of the Obama administration, a law that pulled the plug on a bipartisan board supervising the Broadcasting Board of...

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