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No, MPR News does not allow politicians to rewrite quotes

Posted at 5:47 PM on July 16, 2012 by Julia Schrenkler

In a recent MinnPost piece, writer David Brauer wondered, Do Minnesota journalists let politicians rewrite quotes? He contacted multiple Minnesota news organizations, including MPR. From his entry,

MPR spokeswoman Christina Schmitt: "We don't allow anyone to retract quotes, edit quotes or review quotes pre-broadcast or pre-publication."

And now you know.

If you're a journalist and you wish to reach MPR, find the media inquiries section of our contact page.

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