Archive | January, 2017

The Dutch Donald Trump?

Sunday on Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson, Scott Thuman goes Dutch to trace the populist movement rising against the elite establishment in other places besides the U.S. One of Europe’s loudest and most popular voices, Geert Wilders, is calling for closed Dutch borders, a moratorium on mosques and an exit from the European Union (like […]

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Reporter Wars: My Secrecy Battles With Federal Government

Above image: Attkisson at 2013 Emmy Awards as presenter, recipient of Investigative Emmy Award for “Investigating Congress,” including an undercover investigation into Republican fundraising; 2013 Emmy nominations for “Benghazi: Dying for Security” and “Green Energy Going Red.” The following is an opinion article I just filed my latest appeal to the FBI’s improper withholding of […]

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After the Trump “Dossier” Debacle: An Open Letter to J-Students

The following is a news opinion and analysis An Open Letter to Journalism Students: A counterpoint to Columbia Journalism Review’s defense of Buzzfeed’s publication of unverified and false political opposition research material. More surprising than BuzzFeed’s publication of politically-motivated opposition research about Donald Trump’s supposed Russia connections is the defense offered by a one-time bastion of […]

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Obama’s Exit Strategy and Trump’s Biggest Foreign Threats

Sunday on Full Measure, we’ll take a look at President Obama’s exit strategy. Is he intentionally dumping international problems on Trump’s plate? His administration has also continued with a transition tradition: rolling out hundreds of federal rules and regulations since election day prior to the President-elect being sworn in. One member of Congress is working to […]

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Russia “Hacking” and the Intel Credibility Gap

The following is a news commentary and analysis. At a hearing today, Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) today said it was “astounding” that anyone would question the credibility of our intelligence agencies. That comment defies the factual record. It’s not that Americans don’t appreciate our many honest, hardworking intelligence professionals. But there are concrete examples of false […]

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From Russia, With Love: Our “Full Measure” Moscow Media Report

You already know how the U.S. press is reporting on the Donald Trump victory. How is it being reported in the Russian media? This week on Full Measure, we send Scott Thuman to Moscow to find out. He takes a look at the state run RT news organization, as well as independent news efforts in […]

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