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New NPR Funding Credit Raises Eyebrows

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New NPR Funding Credit Raises Eyebrows

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New NPR Funding Credit Raises Eyebrows

New NPR Funding Credit Raises Eyebrows

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NPR listeners are familiar with "funding credits" played during shows ("Support for NPR comes from…") In November, NPR began running an underwriting credit from the Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program, which checks the legal status of new hires.

NPR's Ombudsman Alicia Shepard takes questions from listeners about whether NPR sponsors have any influence the network's programs and reporting.