After Years of Lies, Brexit Conspiracy Theorist Carole Cadwalladr’s Grift Unravels

What happens when an investigative reporter was lying all along? What happens to their editors? To their newspaper? What’s the reward for truth-telling in journalism, if one is handed cash prizes and historic awards for peddling fake news? Americans ponder such questions as they relate to Russiagate – the debunked idea that Russian President Vladimir Putin was behind the election of President Trump. Britons have our own Russia Lie hawked by supposedly reputable news outlets and agencies: that Putin – yes, Putin again – made 17.4 million Brits vote to leave the European Union. While farcical claims about Putin backing