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Another News Site Wrestles with a Potential Trump Conflict of Interest

Former network TV anchor Campbell Brown has always said she wanted her education-news site, The 74, to be perceived as a nonpartisan source for improving the nation’s primary- and secondary-school education.

But Donald Trump may have just dumped a major conflict of interest right into Brown’s, and The 74’s, lap.

By naming billionaire philanthropist Betsy DeVos as his pick for secretary of education on Wednesday, Trump put Brown in the awkward position of covering one of her closest allies.