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Government-Produced News Endures in U.S.

Despite recent publicity over government-produced news, the U.S. Department of Agriculture continues to crank out such programming for local radio stations. A look at journalistic independence and the government's involvement in local radio broadcasts.

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David Greene is an award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author. He is a host of NPR's Morning Edition, the most listened-to radio news program in the United States, and also of NPR's popular morning news podcast, Up First.