Most major media sources did not cover the story. And when they did it was to deny it or to blame Trump. The media lies were repeated and amplified.
So-called “fact-checkers” lied and said the story was false.
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One of the principals in the laptop’s email chain quickly came forward to confirm their veracity. Then-Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said “there is no intelligence” indicating the laptop was part of a Russian disinformation effort. And the FBI has had the laptop “under investigation” since 2019.
The cache of 103,000 text messages, 154,000 emails, more than 2,000 photos, and videos has since been authenticated by cyber experts. The laptop’s owner, Hunter Biden, has not been charged with any crimes.
“[This] meant that the media outlets, all of them, pretty much, with a few exceptions, deliberately lied to the public in the weeks before the election by telling them this was Russian disinformation when they knew it wasn’t true,” Greenwald emphasizes.