Three CNN journalists resign amid false anti-Russia reporting controversy

American Pravda undercover video allegedly catches CNN producer admitting that BS Trump Russia story is a ratings grab

American Pravda undercover video allegedly catches CNN producer admitting that BS Trump Russia story is a ratings grab

The scandal started on late Friday after CNN published an anonymously sourced story claiming that the Senate Intelligence Committee was investigating ties between a Russian investment firm and a member of Donald Trump's presidential transition team.

CNN has not specified what, if anything, in the story was untrue, only saying that the piece did not meet its editorial standards.

Reporter Thomas Frank, editor Eric Lichtblau and the executive editor of CNN's investigative unit, Lex Haris, presented their resignations, which the TV channel accepted, Efe news reported.

This morning President Donald Trump was on a rampage, attacking CNN for publishing "FAKE NEWS".

A CNN producer has stated that the network's frequent coverage of President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation is about ratings. He said in a statement: "On Friday, CNN retracted a story published by my team".

These types of stories are typically reviewed by several departments within CNN - including fact-checkers, journalism standards experts and lawyers - before publication.

He later added: "Fake News CNN is looking at big management changes now that they got caught falsely pushing their phony Russian stories".

President Trump himself, however, offered a more gloating response.

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CNN immediately caved after Scaramucci, a financier and frequent network guest, cried foul and threatened to take legal action, sources said Tuesday.

Frank, the reporter, has been a journalist for three decades who, before joining CNN, worked at USA Today, where he covered the Iraq war as an embedded reporter and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He said the network has no "smoking gun" showing wrongdoing by Trump and that "the president is probably right to say, look, you are witch-hunting me".

The story connected entrepreneur and Trump ally Anthony Scaramucci to the alleged investigation into the fund. The story was retracted and the journalists resigned today.

The announcement came two days after the broadcaster published its retraction and apology while deleting all links relating to the story from its Website.

CNN has not commented on the video.

A senior producer at CNN has described the intense speculation that Russian Federation aided the Trump presidential campaign as “bullsh*t.” Filmed on a hidden camera, CNN producer John Bonifield admits the organizations anti-Russia reporting is purely for ratings.

CNN responded to the tweet by citing the network's high ratings in the wake of the around-the-clock coverage of the Trump administration.

Sputnik News first reported that RDIF wrote directly to CNN, asking them to amend numerous elements of the article. The men were key players in CNN's beefed-up investigative unit, part of a highly acclaimed push by Zucker to expand the network's original reporting on politics and national security in the Trump era.

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