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NPR mocked for new policy allowing journalists to advocate for ‘freedom and dignity of human beings’

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By Cortney O’Brien

July 29, 2021

NPR was mocked Thursday after updating its ethics policy to say that journalists can now participate in activities that advocate for “freedom and dignity of human beings” on social media and in real life. 

“The new policy eliminates the blanket prohibition from participating in ‘marches, rallies and public events,’ as well as vague language that directed NPR journalists to avoid personally advocating for controversial’ or ‘polarizing’ issues,” Kelly McBride wrote of the announcement.

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