Date: November 23, 2022
“When a missile recently landed on a farm in Poland, killing two, reporters, pundits and other members of the establishment commentariat quickly looked to blame Russia, with one AP report citing an unnamed “US intelligence official” as proof that Russia was responsible. But that turned out to be untrue, and the AP was forced to issue a retraction. Yet the anonymous official who passed along the misinformation to the AP remains unnamed. Why? Why would the news agency seek to protect a source who knowingly misled them about a news story with the potential to dramatically escalate the Ukraine conflict, and possibly lead to nuclear war?
Jimmy and Americans’ Comedian Kurt Metzger discuss the consequences of media outlets granting sources the freedom to lie with impunity.”