Ron Schiller

Juan Williams
11:50 pm
Mon April 4, 2011

Williams continues to push for federal defunding of NPR

Juan Williams, shown here speaking at the Chautauqua Institute in 2007, repeated his call during an availability with reporters in St. Louis yesterday for the federal defunding of NPR.
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Former NPR contributor Juan Williams used an availability with reports before a Monday event at Washington University to repeat his claim that the network would better serve its journalistic values if it gave up government funding.

NPR may be selective in the voices it uses to tell stories, Williams said, often excluding those with a more conservative point of view. But with the voices it uses, it produces quality journalism.

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