EDITORIAL PICK: Media or Cult? CNN Buries a Massive Russiagate Gaffe | Max Blumenthal
In this week’s acTVism Editorial pick, award-winning journalist and bestselling author, Max Blumenthal, talks with The Real News Network about the collapse of a recent story disseminated by the mainstream media on how Wikileaks supported the Trump campaign during the election season by providing classified information about the Clinton campaign. In addition Blumenthal analyses the reasons why leading outlets such as CNN are failing to come forward transparently about their journalistic shortcomings and why the “Russiagate” narrative continues to prevail.
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Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The Guardian, The Independent Film Channel, The Huffington Post, Salon.com, Al Jazeera English and many other publications.
His most recent book is Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel. His other book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside The Movement That Shattered The Party, is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestseller.