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NPR Sends Reporters to ‘Hostile-Environment Awareness Training’ to Prep for Trump Rallies


The training is described as necessary for "dangerous or possibly hostile environments."

The headquarters for National Public Radio, or NPR, are seen in Washington, DC, Sept. 17, 2013. (Getty Images/SAUL LOEB/AFP)

Covering Republican front-runner Donald Trump's presidential campaign has become such a hostile working environment that one major national news outlet has created its own "hostile-environment awareness training" for its journalists who cover the billionaire's events.

The training, which typically lasts for several days, is usually reserved for journalists heading to war-zones or areas occupied by terrorists. But National Public Radio has sent their political reporters to a 90-minute unique version of the training, according to the Washington Post. NPR aims to teach its reporters how to deal with a campaign that has allegedly become increasingly violent.

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