Moving Military Newspaper to Base Raises Concerns on Independence

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By: Thom Shanker | New York Times

WASHINGTON — The military newspaper Stars and Stripes, a hometown daily for troops deployed from Bastogne to Long Binh to Baghdad, has been ordered to vacate its headquarters here and move to a military base 30 miles away. It is a cost-cutting effort that has outraged staff members worried that they will lose their journalistic independence and also has attracted new high-level attention from Congress.

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