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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 02:39 AM

The media IS the Enemy of the People, Daily Beast accused of 'doxxing'

Daily Beast accused of 'doxxing' alleged creator of ‘Drunk Pelosi’ video




The Daily Beast faced a heavy backlash on social media Sunday after one of its reporters was accused of doxxing a private citizen who allegedly created a manipulated video that falsely portrays House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. as if she were intoxicated and posted it on Facebook.

Daily Beast reporter Kevin Poulsen tweeted Saturday night that he had been "looking for the Russian troll behind the 'Drunk Pelosi' viral video hoax. Turns out he's an itinerant forklift operator from the Bronx who's been secretly running hard-right ‘news’ outlets across social media for years. Also, not Russian." The tweet included a link to a story that identified the man by name and detailed his employment history, past relationships and social media footprint. The subheadline of the story described the man as "a sports blogger from the Bronx currently on probation for domestic battery."

The article initially included a picture of the man, but that had been removed from the story as of Sunday night.

The three-minute clip of a May 22 Pelosi speaking event at the Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, was uploaded on Facebook by a group called "Politics WatchDog." The video shows her frequently slurring her words and her voice sounding garbled. Copies of the clip had also been found on Twitter and YouTube, which the latter had remove

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/daily-beast-facing-backlash-for-outing-alleged-creator-of-drunk-pelosi-video

The Free Press is just a wing of the Socialists now

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Response to Gunslinger201 (Original post)

Mon Jun 3, 2019, 05:43 AM

1. .....and to think they accuse my side of doing this shit.

As the great left-wing ideologue Saul Alinsky advised that side decades ago, "accuse them of doing what you do."

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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 06:10 AM

2. They removed his photo because he's black

Don't want to muddle the memes, now do we.

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Mon Jun 3, 2019, 06:53 AM

3. Damn !

We are surrounded by propaganda.

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