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NPR Journalists May Strike Amid Stalled Contract Talks

A strike by National Public Radio journalists is looming as contract talks are on the rocks, according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter.

Negotiations are hung up over proposed cuts in union protections, according to the paper. NPR personalities have taken to Twitter to condemn management’s demands.

A spokesperson for NPR told the Hollywood Reporter that the network was seeking economic sustainability, and that talks were “productive.”

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