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From spying on Trump to journalists, look at the government patterns

Many in the media are diving deeply into minutiae in order to discredit any notion that President Trump might have been onto something in March when he fired off a series of tweets claiming President Obama had “tapped” “wires” in Trump Tower just before the election. According to media reports this week, the FBI did […]

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How the FBI is treating my Freedom of Info requests

As you read this thread in which I’m requesting information (that I own) from the FBI, keep in mind that Freedom of Information (FOI) law requires the government to turn over the requested information within about 30 days. Years later: From: Sharyl Attkisson Subject: FBI FOIA Request   Under FOIA and Privacy Act law, I request […]

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New warnings recommended for MRI “dye”

FDA advisors have voted overwhelmingly to add new warnings to commonly used MRI contrast agents or “dye.” This following our cover story describing patients who became seriously ill after their bodies retained the toxic gadolinium in the “dye” after repeated MRIs. One of the patients we spoke to was the wife of actor Chuck Norris. […]

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When polls are used to sway opinion rather than reflect it

As Americans debate the necessity of a border wall — or lack thereof — it’s not surprising if they’re confused. President Trump hasn’t always been exacting and consistent in expressing his vision. Yet a lot of confusion is being caused by media reports. Take the polls. Reporting on polls typically implies America is soundly against […]

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Full Measure: We’re Back!

Above image: Looking into North Korea as Dictator Kim rattles his saber On this Sunday’s debut of Season 3 of Full Measure: We’re in South Korea to examine what’s really going on as North Korea threatens to attack U.S. interests with nuclear weapons. How did we get here? We’ll explain the status clearly and with […]

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Attkisson’s upcoming appearances for NYT Best Seller “The Smear”

Upcoming Appearances for Sharyl Attkisson, author of the New York Times best seller: “The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think and How You Vote.”   Monday, August 28, 2017 Phoenixville, PA (one hour northwest of Philadelphia) CBS Radio WPHT Chris Stigall, Colonial Theatre 7-8:15p https://www.facebook.com/events/105205290152756/ Tickets available […]

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What’s wrong with the news media?

Trust in the mass media is at an all-time low. Two-thirds of Americans believe the mainstream press publishes fake news. Yes, there’s still much good journalism to be found, if you know where to look. Yet, ask reporters who’ve been around a while, and many will tell you that a lot of good journalism is […]

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Federal Government, HHS, DOJ: Gaming the Freedom of Info System

Above: Example of public documents turned over by government in Freedom of Information Act lawsuit over Obamacare and HealthCare.gov In addition to the active lawsuit I have in federal court over the intrusion into my government computers, I have been litigating several of the many failed government responses to lawful Freedom of Information Act requests. […]

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NEW: Attkisson v. DOJ: The Computer Intrusion Lawsuit against the Federal Govt.

I’m frequently asked about the status of my lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice over the secret, unlawful intrusions into my computers, exposed in 2013. As my federal case moves slowly through court system, there is a new development: ongoing forensic work of my computer laptop system has revealed a second government Internet Protocol […]

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