“Google says it’s not publishing a national-scale coronavirus site,” is a headline Jake Tapper of CNN posted to his over 2.3 million Twitter followers. The headline was based on “a knowledgeable source.”
CNN had to completely change its headline to the exact opposite.
The headline now reads: “Google will partner with US government to develop a nationwide coronavirus website, company says.”
You can see what happens when you click on CNN’s original story.
CNN published a story based on “a knowledgeable source.”
CNN changed the headline of this fake story without notifying readers.
— Cerno (@Cernovich) March 15, 2020
CNN was recently forced to settle a lawsuit involving a fake story it published about Nick Sandmann of Covington High School.
CNN has a long history of blowing stories, big and small.