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A cyclist rides on the sidewalk past a Los Angeles Times advertisement in downtown Los Angeles. The newspaper is being sued by employees alleging pay discrimination. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Michael Pack is the new CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, which overseas the U.S. government's international broadcast agencies. U.S. Agency for Global Media hide caption

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The New York Times building in New York. The New York Times and The Washington Post both outlined new measures aimed at improving diversity in their newsrooms and coverage. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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The Voice of America building, shown Monday, in Washington, D.C. VOA has increasingly been a target of the Trump administration. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Trump's New Foreign Broadcasting CEO Fires News Chiefs, Raising Fears Of Meddling

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LA Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine (right) listens to Lawrence O'Donnell at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in April 2019. Sarah Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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Rancor Erupts In 'LA Times' Newsroom Over Race, Equity And Protest Coverage

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Protesters call for an end to racial injustice at a Black Lives Matter rally on Mount Washington overlooking downtown Pittsburgh on Sunday. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators raise their fists during a May 30 march in Pittsburgh to protest the death of George Floyd. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Editors Barred A Black Reporter From Covering Protests. Then Her Newsroom Rebelled

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Journalists Clash With Newsroom Chiefs Over Protest Coverage

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'NYT' Editorial Page Editor Resigns After Op-Ed Backlash

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After reporters publicly rebelled, leaders at The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer apologized for publishing controversial pieces on law enforcement and the protests over racial injustice. The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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As Protests Continue Nationwide, Some Say Police Are Hurting Journalists

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New York Times media columnist Ben Smith argues Ronan Farrow stretches his claims beyond the facts. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Farrow says his critics are missing the larger picture. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Chicago Tribune as well as the New York Daily News, The Baltimore Sun and other newspapers, is cutting pay and asking journalists to take furloughs at many of these newsrooms. Kiichiro Sato/AP hide caption

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Fresh Newsroom Cuts At Tribune Stir Mistrust As 'Vulture' Investor Looms

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Wendy Schmidt, with husband Eric at a 2016 event, said of the gift to the NPR regional newsrooms: "Now more than ever, we depend on high-quality journalism for timely and critical information." Todd Williamson/Getty Images hide caption

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