The embattled liberal media network and champions of airing fake news are at it again!
CNN found itself in hot water after airing a fake National Enquirer cover during Jake Tapper’s broadcast – oops!
On Friday, CNN executives reportedly went into a “panic” after Jake Tapper’s “The Lead” reportedly aired a fake National Enquirer cover while discussing “Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski’s accusation that Trump blackmailed them with a hit piece about the couple’s relationship if Scarborough did not apologize for negatively reporting on the president.
Page Six reports the cover that aired had the headline, “Heidi Cruz: Betrayed by Cheating Husband!” The fake cover apparently “promised details on a ‘sordid threesome, sleazy love letters and sensational photo proof.’”
Only thing is, that cover never actually appeared on the National Enquirer, according to Post’s sources, and “the cover is — literally — fake news.”
“We’re told the network is taking the matter seriously, and that it has been referred to the [network’s] standards and practices department for review,” the Post wrote.
CNN had a rough week with three top employees resigning after the news agency had to retract a “very fake news” story that falsely reported that Trump transition team official Anthony Scaramucci was under Congressional investigation for having alleged ties to a Russian investment fund.
The disgraced news network has not yet issued a statement on the latest incident.
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