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StarsandStripes.com: US military terminates PR contract for background checks on journalists

Following its story that the US government is using a PR firm to run background checks on journalists sent on embedded assignments with the US military, Stars and Stripes now reports that the contract will be cancelled.

“The U.S. military is canceling its contract with a controversial private firm that was producing background profiles of journalists seeking to cover the war that graded their past work as ‘positive,’ ‘negative’ or ‘neutral,'” Stars and Stripes has learned.

Full story at this link…