NPR To Limit Use of Washington NFL Team Name

National Public Radio has joined the movement against use of the racial slur “R—skins”, by asking journalists to limit use of the term during their broadcasts. While not banning the term, the network discouraged staff from mentioning or writing the offensive term unless it is absolutely required for clarity, or in coverage of the controversy surrounding the name. This follows the Washington Post’s editorial board discontinuing use of the slur.

The following article covers the NPR decision:

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