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On Khashoggi, U.S. Journalists Are Falling for Turkey's Conspiracist, State-run Media

In its breathless hunt for grisly, sensational details, the Western media is embracing evidence-free, state-curated ‘scoops’ from the same Erdogan-obedient sources that spread lies and hate towards Turkey’s own journalists and political dissidents

Louis Fishman
Louis Fishman
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to members of his ruling AKP party after a speech addressing the Khashoggi murder at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey. Oct. 23, 2018
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to members of his ruling AKP party after a speech addressing the Khashoggi murder at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey. Oct. 23, 2018.Credit: ,AP