• Fox News host Shep Smith defends CNN in monologue: No journalist 'should be subjected to belittling' by president-elect

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Fox News anchor Shep Smith on Wednesday defended CNN after President-elect Donald Trump belittled one of the network's journalists at a press conference over a controversial report.
    "President-elect Trump today told CNN's Jim Acosta that his organization amounts to fake news," Smith said.
    Smith referred to CNN's Tuesday report that top intelligence officials presented Trump with information that Russian operatives claimed they possessed compromising information about him. The information presented to Trump, CNN reported, was based on a 35-page dossier which BuzzFeed later published in full...
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  • Shep Smith Says Journalists Shouldn't Be Subjected To Donald Trump's 'Belittling'

    Shep Smith Says Journalists Shouldn't Be Subjected To Donald Trump's 'Belittling'

    One year ago - By The Huffington Post

    The blowback from President-elect Donald Trump's press conference on Wednesday continues.
    In a segment on Fox News, anchor Shep Smith discussed Trump's response to a question from John Roberts, the network's chief white house correspondent, who had asked about a BuzzFeed article alleging Trump has “deep ties” to Russia and Russia has compromising information on him.
    The highlight of the segment, however, was at the end of Smith's commentary on Trump's denigrating remarks on journalists.
    Smith said, on behalf of Fox News, that CNN followed “journalistic standards” in the report it published...
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