Saturday, February 17, 2018

Media reports claiming Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz connection to White Nationalist group prove bogus

I heard these reports pretty early after the shooting on Thursday, then nothing but silence. 
This is the way the corrupt media operates.  They put out false information to suit their agenda knowing people won't hear the retraction.  

NewsBusters reports early Thursday afternoon, the Associated Press abandoned skepticism when the leader of a white nationalist group contacted it, claiming, in AP's words, that "Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group and participated in paramilitary drills in Tallahassee."

Subsequent AP reports downplayed or ignored both law enforcement's assertions of "no known ties" between Cruz and the Republic of Florida and ROF leader Jordan Jereb's bizarre reported walkback.
By Friday afternoon, reporters at several media outlets, including Shawn Musgrave at Politico, declared that Jereb and others had "fooled the media" thanks to a "coordinated efforts by internet trolls."

After almost 1-1/2 days of Twitter silence and attempts to bury the embarrassment without comment, the AP admitted the following shortly after 8:30 Friday evening on Twitter and at its web site:

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