Senator Asks Inspector General to Investigate Global Media Agency Firings

Government Executive: On Tuesday, a top Senate Democrat asked an inspector general to investigate the recent spate of firings at the U.S. Agency for Global Media following the installation of conservative filmmaker Michael Pack as agency head.

Last Wednesday night, shortly after the new chief executive officer introduced himself to employees, the heads of Middle East Broadcasting, Radio Free Asia, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, and the Open Technology Fund were removed and the boards of each network were dissolved, as CNN reported.

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