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

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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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