I bet they investigate which federal employees were subscribed and they suddenly find themselves without a job. Disloyalty or something.
They could check browser histories and give plus points for showing Breitbart and One America News frequently and minus points for Times, Post, CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, etc. For every five browser hits to the disloyal news agencies, you lose $1/hr pay and reeducation agents show up at your house for your family. That’ll show ‘em.
It’d be a purely cost saving measure if it wasn’t so specific. But it’s specific. That said, ignorance of the world at work keeps the boss in control and people working right? So, blinders makes sense.