Media Watch: White House Shares Doctored Video of CNN Journalist

By David Schonauer   Friday November 9, 2018

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has shared a video of CNN reporter Jim Acosta that appeared to have been altered to make his actions at a news conference look more aggressive toward a White House intern, notes The Washington Post. In the video, shot at a contentious press conference with President Trump on Wednesday, Acosta appeared to swiftly chop down on the arm of an aide as he held onto a microphone while questioning Trump. Acosta’s press pass was later suspended. But a frame-by-frame comparison with an Associated Press video of the same incident shows that the one tweeted by Sanders appears to have been altered to speed up Acosta’s arm movement.  

Read the whole story at The Washington Post.


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