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6 Aug
The free press is one of the legitimizing symbols of US democracy. Americans are bombarded with the message that they enjoy an independent media, free of censorship or state-owned news outlets like those found in other countries. Let's look at the facts.
Thomson Reuters Special Services, a subsidiary of the Reuters news wire service used by virtually all mainstream media, has held 80 contracts with ICE worth nearly $75M. Thomson Reuters employees help ICE track changes in personal information to refine ICE agents' target lists.
The CEO of Thomson Reuters Special Services is a board member at the ICE Foundation, which runs pro-ICE PR campaigns. Can Reuters really call itself independent from the US government and its prison-industrial complex?
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