CNN Corrects Report About Trump Campaign and Wikileaks Tip

The network had to correct a story that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about Wikileaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton.

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CNN had to correct a story on Friday that suggested the Trump campaign had been tipped off early about Wikileaks documents damaging to Hillary Clinton when it later learned the alert was about material already publicly available. The new information, CNN noted, “indicates that the communication is less significant than CNN initially reported.” It’s the second mistake in a week by a major news organization on a story that initially had been damaging to the…

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