VOA调查网上发表种族主义言论的记者

编辑:给力英语新闻 更新:2017年11月16日 作者:美国之音(VOA News)

美国之音华盛顿总部大楼门口的标牌
美国之音华盛顿总部大楼门口的标牌A Voice of America sign is seen at the entrance to VOA's headquarters in Washington, D.C.

美国之音(VOA)正在调查媒体有关一名美国之音本台记者使用化名在网上散布种族主义、性歧视和仇恨同性恋言论的报道。

在回答媒体询问时,美国之音台长阿曼达·贝内特(Amanda Bennett)说:“美国之音对公开或个人的含种族主义、性歧视或政治偏见的社交媒体通讯持零容忍立场。我们的政策明确禁止这类行为。”

美国之音是一家由美国政府出资的国际媒体组织,每星期向全世界大约2亿3千6百万名受众播报大约1500个小时的新闻、信息、教育和文化节目。美国之音宪章规定,美国之音播出的信息必须准确、客观、全面。

VOA Investigating Reports Staff Writer Posted Racist Comments Online

Voice of America is investigating media reports that a staff writer published racist, sexist and homophobic comments online under an alias. The journalist has been placed on administrative leave while the agency investigates the matter.

In response to media inquiries, VOA Director Amanda Bennett said, “Voice of America has zero tolerance for public or personal racist, sexist, or politically biased social media communications. Our policies make it very clear that such behavior is prohibited.”

VOA is an international media organization funded by the U.S. government that broadcasts approximately 1,500 hours of news, information, educational, and cultural programming every week to an estimated worldwide audience of 236 million people. The agency’s charter calls for it to be accurate, objective, and comprehensive.