FAKE NEWS: CNN Restarts The Russian Dossier Rumors Despite Having NO PROOF
CNN Continues Smear Campaign Against President Trump
Late on Friday CNN broke out the extra large font and made a special presentation for their latest attack on President Donald Trump or should we say rehashing their Fake News attack on President Trump.
CNN quickly states:
“None of the newly learned information relates to the salacious allegations in the dossier. Rather it relates to conversations between foreign nationals. The dossier details about a dozen conversations between senior Russian officials and other Russian individuals. Sources would not confirm which specific conversations were intercepted or the content of those discussions due to the classified nature of US intelligence collection programs.
But the intercepts do confirm that some of the conversations described in the dossier took place between the same individuals on the same days and from the same locations as detailed in the dossier, according to the officials. CNN has not confirmed whether any content relates to then-candidate Trump.”
CNN does not cite any sources for the information and says the information has nothing to do salacious allegations in the dossier and further says they have confirmed nothing as it relates to then candidate Trump.
This is the perfect example of Fake News and how it works. CNN makes a huge bold headline stating “US investigators corroborate some aspects of the Russia dossier,” which immediately leads people to think that the allegations are true. Only once you read deep into the article do you see that they add a sentence in their saying none of this pertains to the rumors about Trump. Then you have to keep reading further to discover that CNN hasn’t confirmed anything before realizing that they have quoted anyone or cited any source for the information. We could make up stories all the time if we wanted to by saying “a source with inside knowledge told us x,y,z…” but we choose not to do that because it’s lousy reporting.
What this does is it influences gullible people who will believe it or who will have their minds swayed without checking all the facts. CNN will issue a retraction or will put an editors note on the article at some point in the future that will eliminate any sort of legal liability for them but they won’t report that they were wrong. No, the damage is done and they get away with it. This is how the Fake News in the mainstream media works.
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