Media Promote Baseless Assertions By Government Officials Of Russian Interference As Facts
Date Written: 2017-04-25
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20677
The headline of a New York Times article published April 6, 2017, "C.I.A. Had Evidence of Russian Effort to Help Trump Earlier Than Believed," misleadingly implies not only that there was an effort by the Russian government to help Donald Trump win the American presidential election but that it is a settled fact that the CIA was in possession of hard evidence to that effect.