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Ind. Gov. Mike Pence faces criticism over proposed state run news Web site

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence admits there's been some confusion about his planned state run news website.

He now says he will get rid of the site if it doesn't respect the role of a free and independent press. The goal of the site "Just IN" is to better organize news releases from state agencies.

It will feature stories written by state press secretaries for the public and media, and would occasionally break news.

Journalists from around the country have criticized the site comparing it to state-run media in Russia and China.

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