The Curators: Culling “Fake News” or Controlling the Narrative? — Sharyl Attkisson

The Curators: Culling “Fake News” or Controlling the Narrative? — Sharyl Attkisson By Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson We’ve entered a brave, new world in the information age. Where it can be tough to know what’s real. Now there are movements to help us sort through it all— to teach our kids media literacy, to “curate” our information and cull out “fake news.” Sounds like a good idea. After all, who doesn’t want their news straight up? But what if some of those efforts are actually attempts to control the…

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CIA Secretly Intercepted Congressional Communications about Whistleblowers

CIA Secretly Intercepted Congressional Communications about Whistleblowers By Sharyl Attkisson Newly-declassified documents show the CIA intercepted sensitive Congressional communications about intelligence community whistleblowers. The intercepts occurred under CIA Director John Brennan and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. The new disclosures are contained in two letters of “Congressional notification” originally written to key members of Congress in March 2014, but kept secret until now. In the letters, then-Intelligence Community Inspector General Charles McCullough tells four key members of Congress that during “routine counterintelligence monitoring of Government computer systems,” the CIA…

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