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Why Rochester’s newspaper won’t stop using ‘Redskins’

Minnesota Public Radio reports that the Rochester Post-Bulletin will continue to use the Redskins name in sports coverage and believes other journalists should not take sides on the issue. Post-Bulletin managing editor Jay Furst noted that the paper aims to keep “the line between opinions and news coverage bright and clear” and expands on that notion, saying, “Our credibility is our most precious asset. Our mission in the news pages is to be fair, accurate and straight down the middle, avoiding any appearance of being influenced by outside pressures.”
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