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The Enemy Within.

It was the Holy Grail of #TheResistance, the smoking gun they had been desperately searching for, solid evidence that Trump had colluded with the Russians to steal the presidency from its rightful owner: an email written and sent before WikiLeaks published the DNC material directing Trump's attention to the data dump and ...

- Antiwar.com - US

Greenwald: U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages.

Glenn Greenwald writes at the The Intercept that CNN's blatantly false report that the Trump campaign had been caught colluding with Wikileaks before the release of the trove of DNC emails was the start of "one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time." The fake news was hyped all over ...

- Breitbart - US

Brian Stelter Addresses Botched WikiLeaks Report: 'Obviously Caused a Black Eye For CNN'.

"That mistake obviously caused a black eye for CNN," he noted, pointing out that Trump seized on it during his Friday night rally.

- Mediaite - US

Democrat Ted Lieu Repeats CNN's Debunked Wikileaks Claim, Deletes Widely-Shared Tweet After Being Called Out.

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- Mediaite - US

Frum: Media Mistakes Are Caused By 'Overzealous Effort' to Be Fair to Trump.

Sunday on CNN's 'Reliable Sources,” while discussing the network misreporting on alleged contacts between Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks, The Atlantic senior editor David Frum said the worst mistakes press organizations have made has occurred during an “overzealous effort to be fair to the president.” ...

- Breitbart - US

CNN, MSNBC, CBS should identify who fed them blatantly false info about the date of WikiLeaks email, or explain how such a mistake has been made in good faith .

Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept: CNN, MSNBC, CBS should identify who fed them blatantly false info about the date of WikiLeaks email, or explain how such a mistake has been made in good faith  —  Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time.  The humiliation orgy was kicked ...

- Mediagazer - US

President Trump and Donald Jr. Received Email Containing Key to Public Wikileaks Documents.

The Trumps received the email after the Wikileaks files went public, not before

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump takes aim at CNN and a Washington Post reporter over erroneous reporting.

President Donald Trump on Saturday took square aim at the media over erroneous reporting, capping a week of back and forth between the president and one of his favorite punching bags. Early Saturday, Trump slammed CNN for correcting a report about his son Donald Trump Jr., saying the network made a 'vicious and purposeful ...

- POLITICO - US

Trump slams 'vicious' media after erroneous reports on WikiLeaks, Russia.

WASHINGTON, Dec 10 — Donald Trump yesterday renewed his onslaught against major US news networks, accusing them of launching a vicious' assault on his presidency as he seized on a reporting error by CNN. In an early-morning tweet, the US...

- The Malay Mail - MY

CNN botched a story about Trump Jr. — who claims, without evidence, that reporters 'got played'.

CNN incorrectly reported that the Trump campaign received access to hacked emails well before WikiLeaks made the files public.

- Washington Post - US

Trump: CNN Made 'Vicious and Purposeful Mistake' With Botched WikiLeaks Report.

"Fake News CNN made a vicious and purposeful mistake yesterday. They were caught red handed, just like lonely Brian Ross at ABC News"

- Mediaite - US

Trump Rails Against 'Fake News' CNN, 'Fraudster' ABC In Florida Rally, Tweets

“ been apologizing left and right,” Trump said during his campaign rally in Florida Friday night.So began Trump's first whack at responding to CNN's major correction to a report on an email pointing Trump and top aides to hacked documents released by WikiLeaks prior to their publication.

- TPM News - US

Trump unleashes fresh attacks, saying 'CNN made a vicious and purposeful mistake'

CNN incorrectly reported that the Trump campaign received access to hacked emails well before the group WikiLeaks made the files public.

- Washington Post - US

Trump slams 'vicious' media after erroneous reports on WikiLeaks, Russia

Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his onslaught against major US news networks, accusing them of launching a "vicious" assault on his presidency as he seized on a reporting error by CNN.In an early-morning...

- Expatica - NL

Donald Trump: CNN 'Least Trusted Name in News'

President Donald Trump again criticized CNN after they published a false story about his son Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks, suggesting on Twitter that the network change their slogan.

- Breitbart - US

Trump lashes out at 'fake news' CNN for its 'vicious and purposeful mistake' in WikiLeaks report

AP Images / Alan Diaz President Donald Trump lashed out at CNN for its botched report over the Trump campaign's involvement with Wikileaks in the run-up to last year's election. In early morning tweets, Trump mocked CNN for the error, saying the network should change its slogan to "CNN, the Least Trusted Name in News." ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump Attacked CNN After It Corrected A Huge WikiLeaks Email Story

An email to the Trump campaign about hacked DNC documents was sent on Sept. 14, not Sept. 4, significantly altering the context of the story. "It just sucks to fuck up," said one CNN staffer. View Entire Post ›

- BuzzFeed - US

We're learning more about what the Trump team knew when — and the evidence is damning

George Frey/Getty Images The evidence that Donald Trump and his team of associates conspired to let Moscow attack American democracy is quite strong. We know Kremlin agents reached out to offer information on Hillary Clinton and that the Trump campaign's data firm reached out to Wikileaks about Clinton. Flynn admits he ...

- Business Insider - US

CNN botches dates, inaccurately reports Trump campaign had WikiLeaks sneak peek

CNN's latest embarrassing anti-Trump exclusive' came crashing down on Friday when the Washington Post reported that the network's recent report that the Trump campaign had early access to WikiLeaks was inaccurate because the information in question has already been made public.

- FOX News - US

Julian Assange bets $100K that CBS report on Donald Trump Jr., Wikileaks is false

Julian Assange is challenging a report by CBS News that details an email reportedly received by Donald Trump Jr. that offered access to hacked information during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

- Global News - CA

CNN and CBS News issue corrections in stories about an email sent to Trump Jr. about WikiLeaks docs; both orgs independently reported incorrect date

Allan Smith / Business Insider: CNN and CBS News issue corrections in stories about an email sent to Trump Jr. about WikiLeaks docs; both orgs independently reported incorrect date  —  - CNN on Friday issued a major correction to a Trump-Russia story.  — A Washington Post story may have nullified the ...

- Mediagazer - US

The curious timing of Trump Jr.'s first Wikileaks tweet

On Friday morning, CNN reports that Donald Trump Jr. “received an email in September 2016 offering a decryption key and website address for hacked WikiLeaks documents.” The email was sent about a month before Wikileaks began releasing hacked emails from the Clinton campaign. Trump Jr. claims to have no ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Donald Trump Jr. Tears Into CNN Over Botched Report About WikiLeaks Email

CNN corrected its erroneous report about an email Donald Trump Jr. received about information WikiLeaks had, and the President's son let loose on Twitter.

- Mediaite - US

CNN Corrects a Trump Story, Fueling Claims of ‘Fake News’

The erroneous report involving Donald Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks came at a time when the media faces public skepticism and frequent criticism from the White House.

- New York Times - US

Trump Supporter Emailed Campaign About Public WikiLeaks Trove

A Donald Trump supporter in September 2016 emailed top campaign officials to flag a recent release of emails stolen by Russian hackers and published by the website WikiLeaks, according to an email.

- Wall Street Journal - US

CNN corrects report about Trump campaign and WikiLeaks tip

NEW YORK — CNN had to correct a story on Friday that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about WikiLeaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the alert was about material already publicly…

- Billings Gazette - US

CNN corrects story on email to Trumps about Wikileaks

CNN on Friday corrected an exclusive report that said candidate Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. had received an email providing a web address and decryption key allowing them to access hacked documents from WikiLeaks before such documents were publicly available.

- CNNMoney - US

CNN Issues Correction over Trump WikiLeaks Email Story

CNN walked back an exclusive' story Friday in which it initially reported that WikiLeaks may have offered info to the Trump team.

- Breitbart - US

CNN corrects report about Trump campaign and WikiLeaks tip

- Townhall.com - US

CNN corrects report about Trump campaign and WikiLeaks tip

NEW YORK — CNN had to correct a story on Friday that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about WikiLeaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the alert was about material already publicly...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Report says Trump, aides receive email offering hacked DNC documents

, December 09 : A U.S. news network, CNN, has revealed that Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Junior, during election campaigning in 2016, received an email offering a decryption key and website address for Democratic National Committee documents, hacked by WikiLeaks.The email, sent by one Mike Erickson, offered the ...

- Sify - IN

CNN corrects report about Trump campaign and Wikileaks tip

NEW YORK — CNN has corrected a story that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about Wikileaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the alert was about documents already publicly available.Friday's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

CNN Issues Major Correction To Story On Email Pointing Trumps To Hacked Docs

LATE UPDATE 4:42 p.m. ET: CNN on Friday afternoon issued a major correction to a story that incorrectly stated that Donald Trump and top aides received a Sept. 4 2016 email providing them access to hacked documents released by WikiLeaks prior to their publication.As CNN acknowledged, the email was actually sent on Sept. 14, ...

- TPM News - US

WaPo: CNN Misreported WikiLeaks Providing Trump Access to Email Tranche

New information suggests that CNN's recent report on the Trump campaign having early access to WikiLeaks' trove of documents is inaccurate.

- Mediaite - US

Media Twitter Rails Against CNN for Apparent WikiLeaks Screwup: 'Brian Ross-Level'

After WaPo and WSJ refuted CNN's story, Media Twitter immediately went to work railing against CNN for its apparent screwup.

- Mediaite - US

CNN Corrects Botched WikiLeaks Report: Initial Reporting 'Was Incorrect'

After CNN corrected the story, reporter Manu Raju -- one of the report's authors -- took to the air to offer up his own correction.

- Mediaite - US

Giddy Hannity Takes a Victory Lap Over Botched CNN Report: 'Whoopsie-Daisy!'

Listen to Sean Hannity take a victory lap over CNN's botched WikiLeaks report.

- Mediaite - US

CNN makes major correction on Trump-Russia bombshell after Washington Post threw timeline into question

Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images CNN issued a major correction to a bombshell Trump-Russia story. A Washington Post story may have nullified the central bombshell of an earlier CNN report. CBS News had confirmed CNN's initial report but also later issued a correction. CNN on Friday issued a correction of a story detailing an email ...

- Business Insider - US

Here's the email sent to the Trump campaign with links to stolen emails

Several members of the Trump campaign received an email last September with a link to stolen DNC emails and a decryption key to access them. The email was sent from someone claiming to be Michael J. Erickson. An attorney for Trump Jr. has insisted no one on the Trump campaign knew anyone by that name prior to receiving the ...

- Business Insider - US

Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents that were already public

The September 2016 message to Trump and his advisers flagged files made public by the group the day before.

- Washington Post - US

CNN just armed Trump with new ammunition to launch another 'fake news' attack

A wrong date in a CNN report exaggerated the apparent coziness between the president's team and WikiLeaks.

- Washington Post - US

Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents that were already public

A 2016 email sent to President Donald Trump and top aides pointed the campaign to hacked documents from the Democratic National Committee that had already been made public by the group WikiLeaks a day earlier. The email - sent the afternoon of Sept. 14, 2016 - noted that "Wikileaks has uploaded...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The curious timing of Trump Jr.'s first Wikileaks tweet

On Friday morning, CNN reports that Donald Trump Jr. “received an email in September 2016 offering a decryption key and website address for hacked WikiLeaks documents.” The email was sent a month before Wikileaks began releasing hacked emails from the Clinton campaign. There are signs that the email was ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Email shows effort to give Trump campaign WikiLeaks documents

- CNN Top Stories - US

Don Jr and other Trump campaign officials were offered secret link to WikiLeaks hacks: report

New emails provided to congressional investigators is potentially shining new light upon WikiLeaks' efforts to aid the Trump campaign in 2016. CNN is reporting that “candidate Donald Trump, his son Donald Trump Jr. and others in the Trump Organization received an email in September 2016 ...

- The Raw Story - US

WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role: sources

The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees and leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee are investigating the website and its founder, Julian Assange, sources say

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Wikileaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said. The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees and leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Wikileaks faces US probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said. The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees and leaders of the Se...

- The Raw Story - US

WikiLeaks faces U.S. probes into its 2016 election role and CIA leaks: sources

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON - WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange, are facing multiple investigations by U.S. authorities, including three congressional probes and a federal criminal inquiry, sources familiar with the investigations said. The Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees and leaders of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

A 'serious case of amnesia': House Intel Democrat says Trump Jr. was 'pretty non-responsive' in 8-hour interview

AP Photo/Richard Drew Democratic members of the House Intelligence Committee said their Wednesday interview with Donald Trump Jr., was unhelpful to their ongoing investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. Rep. Jackie Speier told CNN her takeaway was that Trump Jr. "has a very serious case of amnesia," and ...

- Business Insider - US

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