NEW YORK –
Self described guerrilla journalist James O’Keefe says his organization will release
a trove of insider recordings from a CNN employee as part of the “Be Brave, Do
Something” campaign his organization is waging.
made a name over the past decade in American politics and journalism, conducting
undercover campaigns and sting operations on various personalities and
O’Keefe announced the imminent release at the 2019 Values Voter Summit in Washington D.C. late Saturday.
In a tweet, O’Keefe asked, “In a country governed by public opinion, and where public opinion is largely governed by the press, isn’t it critical to understand what governs the press?”
Project Veritas has set up a website, exposeCNN.com where interested people can sign up to receive the information when it is released.
the insider has provided a trove of information, including video recordings
from a hidden camera.
CNN’s Brian Stelter has been of particular interest to O’Keefe. He has tweeted a screenshot of a message he sent to Stelter looking for comment and another tweet where he suggests to Stelter that,” it might be time to recall the worst things you’ve said to CNN staff in the hallways.”
O’Keefe and Project
Veritas are also making the case that their hashtag #ExposeCNN is not showing
up on Twitter’s list of trending topics, despite a reportedly huge number of users
pushing tweets out.
O’Keefe even tweeted directly at Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, asking about the shadow ban.
CNN has been at the center of controversy during the Trump administration, with reporters and the network clinging to their “Most Trusted Name In News” slogan despite repeatedly being exposed for reporting stories that were inaccurate, incomplete, or, as many conservative Americans and politicians say, unfairly biased.
President Trump has repeatedly called CNN “Fake News” because of their drum beat of coverage and speculation on the “Russia collusion” story, which ultimately revealed no wrong doing on behalf of the President.