Government agencies can’t stop employees from talking to the press. Here’s why. – Poynter.org

10/15/19 – By Frank LaMonte

During the 35-day government shutdown that spanned last year’s Christmastime holidays, journalists searched for ways to humanize the impact of a month’s lost income on the families of federal employees. At every turn, they ran into the same obstacle: Federal employees had been told it was a punishable offense to talk to the media without permission. (Read More)

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