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blogslug

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3. For context
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 10:29 AM
Feb 23

From the (bleh) Hill:
https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/4481433-cbs-faces-uproar-after-seizing-investigative-journalists-files/

...There is trouble brewing at Black Rock, the headquarters of CBS, after the firing of Catherine Herridge, an acclaimed investigative reporter. Many of us were shocked after Herridge was included in layoffs this month, but those concerns have increased after CBS officials took the unusual step of seizing her files, computers and records, including information on privileged sources.

The position of CBS has alarmed many, including the union, as an attack on free press principles by one of the nation’s most esteemed press organizations.

I have spoken confidentially with current and former CBS employees who have stated that they could not recall the company ever taking such a step before. One former CBS journalist said that many employees “are confused why [Herridge] was laid off, as one of the correspondents who broke news regularly and did a lot of original reporting...


From Mr Vindman's post on threads:

alexander_s_vindman
3h

@CBS_Herridge was fired by @CBSNews She was leading the bogus Russian sourced Biden coverage. Flynn, MJT, and MAGA wackos have come to her defense. That pretty much says it all. What I remember about her is her harassing me & my elderly dad while I was still in uniform and on the NSC in 2019.
The plot thickens 👀 [View all] Murphyb849 Feb 23 OP
Context please. lamp_shade Feb 23 #1
Here: brooklynite Feb 23 #2
For context blogslug Feb 23 #3
My guess is she knew and misled management ThreeNoSeep Feb 23 #4
The diaper thickens DoBW Feb 23 #5
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