General: Tax-funded broadcasters fail to promote America – By WND Staff (WND) / May 28 2020
They were ‘essentially retweeting’ Iran’s talking points
America is losing the information war overseas, in part because tax-funded broadcasters are failing to promote the message of freedom, contends a top retired general.
“They’re supposed to be presenting the U.S. side, not the side of … a murderous regime,” said retired Brig. Gen. Robert Spalding III, who helped craft President Trump’s national security strategy, Just the News reported.
Investigative reporter John Solomon said Spalding is concerned America “is losing the global battle for hearts and minds to authoritarian regimes because its government-run broadcasters like Voice of America have stopped ‘promoting American principles abroad.'”
In an interview with JTN, Spalding said government-run news organizations have tried to imitate the nation’s commercial press instead of doing their job.
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