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Former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson alleges network suppressed stories on corporate partners
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of Washington Post

Washington Post, October 28, 2014
Posted: January 8th, 2017

In an astonishing media tour following her resignation from CBS News last spring, correspondent Sharyl Attkisson sat before interviewers ranging from radio host Chris Stigall to CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter and launched attacks on her newly former employer. With various stories, you do get the idea at some point that they want you to stop, especially if you start to dig down right into something very, very important. And its not just with political stories - its with stories that go after other interests, corporations, different things, Attkisson told Stigall. Perhaps the most spectacular allegation against Attkissons former employer relates to influence by corporate interests on the news product. Despite the hassles, Attkisson and her colleagues plow ahead with such stories. Until she catches wind that the bureau chief has requested to see her notes on a story about an American Red Cross disaster response. After Attkisson complains that its inappropriate to ask to see the notes, the bureau chief says, I know. I dont know what else to do. Discouragement of Attkissons reporting, confesses the bureau chief, comes from powerful forces within CBS News. We must do nothing to upset our corporate partners, says the bureau chief, per [Attkisson's book] Stonewalled.

Note: There is much more to this story. Please read the analysis of top independent reporter Jon Rappoport on this webpage showing how sharp investigative reporters who threaten the powers that be are forced out, as Attkisson was. And watch Attkisson give a Tedx Talk on how the public is deceived in dangerous ways be powerful corporations and interests. For more along these lines, see concise summaries of deeply revealing media manipulation news articles from reliable sources.

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