CNN is at it again. FAKE NEWS! STAGING PROTESTS! BUSTED!
Independent Sentinel by S. Noble
There is a kerfuffle over CNN possibly staging a fake protest that they, the BBC and left-wing Snopes say was a legitimate “protest”. Check out the size of the protest and read the entire story. before making up your mind.
CNN was accused of staging a fake protest in London on Sunday, the day after three radical Islamic terrorists used a van and knives to kill seven people and injure as many as 48 others, nearly half of which are still in the ICU.
CNN correspondent Becky Anderson prepared the TV segment in question by directing the handful of men, women in hijabs and children with mostly pre-printed signs to gather in a group wide enough to cover a camera shot. The signs were anti-Islamic extremism.
Right-wing sites said they were trying to play up a narrative that put Muslims in a positive light.
CNN staged Muslim anti-Terror ‘demonstration’. BBC used same people.
We are being deceived.
BBC is #FAKENEWS pic.twitter.com/VP71Lfk8fL
— BanTheBBC (@BanTheBBC) June 5, 2017
The shot was aired and Anderson called the protesters “wonderful”.
After the staging was spread around social media, CNN called it “nonsense” and said in a statement, “The group of demonstrators that was at the police cordon was being allowed through by officers so they could show their signs to the gathered media. The CNN crew along with other media present simply filmed them doing so”[…]