Newsgate: The News Media’s Unseemly Relationships with Government and Political Actors

Regardless of who is your chosen – or least favorite – presidential candidate, independent minds should be concerned about the latest revelations in the news media’s unseemly relationships with government and political actors.

While there are many responsible journalists working today, inside documents and leaks have exposed serious lapses constituting the most far-reaching scandal our industry has known.

It’s our very own Newsgate.

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WikiLeaks Drops Proof That NYTimes Colluded With Hillary Clinton

You thought 2017 was going to end without a bang — other than the fireworks?

Think again.

After The New York Times on Saturday published a story headlined “Republican Attacks on Mueller and F.B.I. Open New Rift in G.O.P.,” WikiLeaks couldn’t stand it anymore.

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A Collection of the More Explosive Revelations from Hillary’s Emails

To keep some content from disappearing from my own view, I will repost – with credits – the content here.  Most of it has a long-term value, some of it has already proven to be pivotal moments of the past year or so since I have started keeping this blog (February 2015). Though the National Archives does keep a snapshot of every website publication and crawls all of them often, it’s easier to keep them collected here…

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5 Things to Know About Trump Jr. and WikiLeaks

Posted in The Hill BY MORGAN CHALFANT – 

The revelation this week that Donald Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks during the presidential campaign has added a new wrinkle to the competing probes into Russian interference.

Legal experts say the development is likely to intensify scrutiny of Trump’s eldest son, who is already under the microscope for a controversial June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer.

Separately, a pair of senators revealed Thursday that Trump’s senior adviser, Jared Kushner, had received correspondence about WikiLeaks prior to the election. They said Kushner has not yet turned over those documents to congressional investigators.

Here are five things you need to know about Russia, WikiLeaks and the Trump campaign.

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