The media already has a major credibility problem. Its political biases are obvious. But increasingly the media is being directly funded by activist lefty foundations. The last time this became a major story was when NPR took funding from a pro-Iran deal group to report on Iran.
This though is a more pervasive problem with the Associated Press’ reporting being compromised through lefty foundation funding.
And it’s right there in AP’s press release as the news organization fails to report where its money is coming from.
The Associated Press, through an unprecedented collaboration with Report for America, will bolster its 50-state presence with the addition of 14 statehouse reporters, providing local newsrooms with essential accountability journalism and state government coverage.
Report for America, an initiative of The GroundTruth Project, will help fund the 18-month positions and recruit the journalists, who will begin reporting in June 2020.
The addition of 14 reporters underscores AP’s wide-ranging efforts to address the local news crisis head-on, infusing significant resources at a time when many local newsrooms are forced to make tough decisions about coverage priorities, and when critical decisions — from gerrymandering to gun regulations — are made at the state level.
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