Journalist Ezra Klein – who's been exposed by the National Pulse for accepting trips from Chinese Communist Party-linked groups in exchange for "favorable coverage" of the regime – asserted it "is not even the worst thing" for China to use TikTok to make Americans "like China more."
Axios journalist Alexi McCammond revealed she was involved in a relationship with President Biden’s Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo throughout the 2020 presidential campaign. “McCammond, 27, had covered Biden’s presidential campaign in 2019 and 2020 and got to know Ducklo, the then-candidate’s press secretary. At the time, McCammond was in a relationship and Ducklo was “super single,” the article said. The two became friends,” The New York Post noted before revealing the couple started dating in November. McCammond, also an NBC and MSNBC Contributor, told Axios about the relationship and asked “to be taken off of the Biden beat.” “She was reassigned
The Chinese Communist Party arrested a Chinese-born Australian journalist for China Global Television Network on suspicion of illegally supplying state secrets overseas. The arrest of Cheng Lei, who served as an anchor for the state-run media outlet since 20212, starts an official criminal investigation and comes six months after she was detained. The charges could result in life in prison or the death penalty, prompting concerns from Australian leadership. “The Australian government has raised its serious concerns about Ms. Cheng’s detention regularly at senior levels, including about her welfare and conditions of detention,” Foreign Minister Marise Payne said. “We hope
Buzzfeed’s Rosie Gray and The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins breached reporting rules by attending War Room: Pandemic’s election night event and attempting to interview attendees and participants despite not being invited as reporters and failing to declare themselves to attendees as such. Gray, who serves as a politics and media reporter for cat meme blog Buzzfeed, recently published an article chronicling War Room: Pandemic’s election night party, which National Pulse Editor-in-Chief Raheem Kassam co-hosted alongside Steve Bannon. She attended the event alongside fellow establishment journalist McKay Coppins – a staff writer at The Atlantic. Coppins also penned an article about his experiences