The MSM has finally admitted it was wrong about Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. election, as Gareth Porter made clear for CN way back in 2018.
Category: Campaign 2016
Ukraine Is the Latest Neocon Disaster
If Europe has any insight, it will separate itself from these U.S. foreign policy debacles, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
4 Years Later, NYT Says Steele Dossier ‘Turned Out to Be Democratic-Funded Opposition Research’
With the arrest of the principal source of the bogus dossier, The New York Times belatedly admits what the dossier was, a fact reported in Consortium News four years ago.
With Clinton Lawyer Charged, Russiagate Scam Now Under Indictment
Michael Sussmann is charged for failing to disclose he was acting on behalf of Clinton’s team, Aaron Maté reports. But the indictment makes clear the special counsel uncovered a wider deception.
RUSSIAGATE: Luke Harding’s Hard Sell
The only interests this leak serves — if it was a leak — are those of Harding and U.S. intelligence, who were hung out to dry by the collapse of the Russiagate narrative, writes Joe Lauria.
LISTEN: The Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange
In this Scheer Post podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winner Chris Hedges talks to journalist Robert Scheer about the WikiLeaks founder’s plight as he languishes in a British prison.
25 YEARS OF CN: Russia-Hack Story, Another Media Failure—Dec. 19, 2016
The mainstream U.S. media’s gullible acceptance of unproven CIA claims about Russian interference in the U.S. elections is another reason to doubt the media and fear for the future of American democracy, Joe Lauria wrote on Dec. 19, 2016.
CNN Follows CN by 8 Days on Russiagate Payback Story
A week after CN, Cable News Network reported that Donald Trump knows he lost but is holding out to get back at the Democrats for undermining his legitimacy with Russiagate.
25 YEARS: Bob Parry’s Last Article–A Manifesto on the State of Journalism
On New Year’s Eve 2017, less than a month before he would die, CN founder Bob Parry wrote his last article, a manifesto on the remit of journalism and its threatened demise, a chilling forecast of what was to come.
RAY McGOVERN: What is John Brennan So Worried About?
Given the uncertainties of Donald Trump’s actions as he faces a White House exit, the possible declassification of certain documents has the former CIA director sweating.