Wednesday, July 05, 2017

From Blackmail To Blackball

CNN steps in it again:
In a statement, Matt Dornic, a spokesman for the network, said that “CNN decided not to publish the name of the Reddit user out of concern for his safety,” and that “any assertion that the network blackmailed or coerced him is false.”

The user apologized and deleted his Reddit account before speaking with Mr. Kaczynski, the statement said.

“CNN never made any deal, of any kind, with the user,” Mr. Dornic said. “In fact, CNN included its decision to withhold the user’s identity in an effort to be completely transparent that there was no deal.”
Just the threat of one...

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