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From the Mid-Hudson Valley Perspective Archive

FORMER SENIOR FBI OFFICIAL IS LEADING BUZZFEED’S EFFORT TO VERIFY TRUMP DOSSIER

Anthony Ferrante coordinated the U.S. government’s response to Russian election interference. Now he’s helping a news site defend itself from a Russian billionaire’s lawsuit.

(Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 )   <Read it>

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Editorial Comment

After it being published and used to obtain FISA warrants, it’s a little late to be getting around to trying to verify it. And there’s a difference between trying to verify something and trying to determine its veracity. The former shows a bias in favor of believing it. That’s not how good journalism is done. - BK