Amid Protests, Venezuela Silences CNN Reporters

(Newser) – Venezuela’s government has revoked the press credentials of journalists from CNN after President Nicolas Maduro blasted the television network’s coverage of political protests. The network said four of its journalists were notified by the Information Ministry that they are no longer allowed to report in the country. Maduro yesterday threatened to expel CNN from Venezuela if it doesn’t “rectify” its coverage of unrest that he says is part of a campaign to topple his socialist

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