Posted by Ada Coddington
The most dangerous, and under-discussed, development in corporate media is the spate of ex-security state agents now employed to deliver the "news."
Twitter profile of former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi, now of NBC News
Two of the television outlets on which American liberals rely most for their news — NBC News and CNN — have spent the last six years hiring a virtual army of former CIA operatives, FBI officials, NSA spies, Pentagon chiefs, and DOJ prosecutors to work in their newsrooms. The multiple ways in which journalism is fundamentally corrupted by this spectacle are all vividly illustrated by a new article from NBC Newsthat urges the prosecution and extradition of Julian Assange, claiming that the WikiLeaks founder, once on U.S. soil, will finally provide the long-elusive proof that Donald Trump criminally conspired with Russia.
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