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“We Regret the Error”: CNN Apologizes to Assange for Pedophilia Accusation, Issues Retraction

Sunday, January 8, 2017 7:10
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zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 7, 2017 5:05 PM

It didn’t take much for CNN to fold after Wikileaks threatened to sue it for defamation.

As reported on Wednesday, the whistleblowing organization threatened to sue CNN after the biased, pro-Clinton news organization aired an interview with Phil Mudd, in which the paid analyst and ex-Deputy-Director of the CIA called Julian Assange a pedophile. CNN’s counterterrorism “analyst” made the on-air statement on Wednesday while discussing WikiLeaks. Mudd boldly declared that “there’s an effort to protect WikiLeaks (and) a pedophile who lives in the Ecuadorian embassy in London.”

Shortly after the lawsuit threat, CNN promptly apologized for the segment and conceded that “CNN has no evidence to support that assertion.”

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