AP, NPR Curb Use of “Obamacare” Term

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By: Maynard Institute

The Associated Press and NPR have decided to cut back on use of the term “Obamacare,” with NPR describing the word as seeming “to be straddling somewhere between being a politically-charged term and an accepted part of the vernacular.”

Stuart Seidel, NPR’s managing editor for standards and practice, issued his style ruling Tuesday after this columnist contended in a note to him that the term can no longer be defended as neutral.

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