Washington Post Columnist Calls on CNN to Correct Its Dossier Reporting -- After WaPo Corrects Its Own

Washington Post Columnist Calls on CNN to Correct Its Dossier Reporting — After WaPo Corrects Its Own


A Washington Post columnist criticized CNN for not correcting its reporting that the dossier put together by Fusion GPS and ex-British spy Christopher Steele — which claimed the Trump campaign was colluding with Russia — was “corroborated.”

The paper’s media critic, Erik Wemple, wrote Friday that CNN hosts and reporters had long-claimed the Steele dossier had been at least partially corroborated, lending credibility to the now-debunked document that consisted of opposition research against the Trump campaign paid for by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee.

Wemple noted that CNN host Don Lemon had said in November 2017, “Much of the dossier has been corroborated,” CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer said in June 2017, “CNN, by the way, has corroborated some elements of that

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