Wednesday, June 28, 2017

CNN faced $100M lawsuit over botched Russia story

Well, Sarah Palin is already suing the NY Times.  Could CNN be far behind at some point in the future fo their scandalous reporting? 
NY Post reports the specter of a $100 million libel suit scared CNN into retracting a poorly reported story that slimed an ally of President Trump’s — and forcing out the staffers responsible for it, The Post has learned.

 The cable network’s coverage of Trump transition-team member Anthony Scaramucci came amid federal scrutiny of corporate parent Time Warner’s pending purchase by AT&T — and the widespread belief among media execs that CNN President Jeff Zucker can’t survive a merger.

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

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