CNN Anchor’s Attack on Trump Was So Full Of Crap One Of His Colleagues Is Calling BS! Emmanuel January 8, 2018 Uncategorized CNN is a really weird place. When you look at the place it appears now to be no more than a bat Saturday Night Live version of what a news channel should look like. There are people there that seem like every week they get a check slid under their door from some liberal organization with the amount of bashing towards Donald Trump. However, every once in a great while you get one that remembers that they are supposed to be a reporter or a journalist and not a fountain of misinformation. There appears to be some in-fighting at CNN as the network’s “State of the Union” host Jake Tapper called out “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter for his abandonment of journalistic standards when reporting on Michael Wolff’s controversial book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” As noted by BizPac Review, Stelter recommended Wolff’s controversial book, stating that while “Wolff’s errors are sloppy … many Trump experts say the book ‘rings true overall.’” I stand corrected: I thought this RNC ad misquoted me, but the quote came from a @CNNI TV hit. So I’ve deleted my previous tweet about this. Big picture point: Wolff’s errors are sloppy, but many Trump experts say the book “rings true” overall. My advice: Read it — skeptically https://t.co/VWXvjWpaYV — Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 6, 2018 However, Tapper, who is far from being pro-Trump, took a jab at Stelter for actively trying to push a book that is rife with factual errors. Having many errors but “ringing true” is not a journalistic standard. — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 6, 2018 “Having many errors but ‘ringing true’ is not a journalistic standard,” Tapper tweeted Saturday. The CNN host went on to concede that “quotes are quotes. And if facts can be ascertained by further reporting as true, that’s also a service.” That said, quotes are quotes. And if facts can be ascertained by further reporting as true, that’s also a service. — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 6, 2018 Tapper’s critique of Selter’s journalistic principles came the same day he defended President Donald Trump and his family from accusations made in the book. “My impression is not only would Eric and Don Jr never say such a thing to anyone, they would never think such a thing. Ever,” Tapper wrote Saturday in response to Washington Post reporter Paul Farhi. My impression is not only would Eric and Don Jr never say such a thing to anyone, they would never think such a thing. Ever. — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) January 6, 2018 As reported by The Western Journal, Tapper and Farhi took to Twitter to discuss the validity of claims made in Wolff’s book. Fahri revealed that he was also “very skeptical” of the information found in the book, before asking Tapper if he believes thinks Wolff may have interviewed members of Trump’s family. The book has been used by many left-leaning reporters, such as Stelter, as supposed proof that Trump is unfit to serve as president. During a recent segment of “Reliable Sources,” Stelter claimed Trump’s mental stability is now a “global story” due to certain bits of information found within the book, most notably comments made by former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. Read More Share on FacebookTweetFollow us Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.