- uploaded: Aug 21, 2012
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When it comes to getting paid by a third party for their job journalists should be suspicious, but these days sometimes money means more than ethics. National Public Radio used to be funded by the government and listeners alike but in recent times has started to mention the names of its sponsors. It turns out that the banks and corporations who support NPR may have influenced the content of its programs.One such example is the financial program "Planet Money" hosted by Adam Davidson.Foster Kamer, senior editor for the New York Observer, joins RT's Kristine Frazao to discuss whether journalists could be unbiased if paid for their shows as well.