Media: CNN tightens rules of publication of materials about Russia

Media: CNN tightens rules of publication of materials about Russia

Pre-material must be approved by the editor-in-chief of the division of CNN Money and Vice President, writes the news portal BuzzFeed.

WASHINGTON, June 25. /TASS/. The American broadcaster CNN is tightening the rules of publication of materials related to Russia, after the scandal with the article about the alleged investigation by the intelligence Committee of the Senate of the U.S. Congress, the circumstances of his meeting with the head of the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev. This material was published, and then deleted, in addition, CNN had to apologize to the mentioned financier Anthony of Scaramucci.

As reported in the Sunday information portal BuzzFeed, editor-in units CNN Money rich Barbieri sent within the company circular, which says:

No one will publish any material relating to Russia, without the approval of me, and Vice-President Jason. This applies to publications on social networks, videos, editorial articles. No exceptions.Rich Barbarically editor units CNN Money

BuzzFeed explained that it is not only about content units CNN Money, but of the whole of the company. In a circular sent out by Barbieri indicated that “on Monday will present a new scheme of work”, without specifying details.

Broadcaster on June 22 published an article which, citing a source in the faction of Democrats in the upper chamber of Congress argued that Scaramucci and Dmitriev dated 16 January 2017 at the world economic forum in Davos, Switzerland. According to source CNN, the intelligence Committee of the Senate interested in whether you heard any of Scaramucci his interlocutor hopes for the imminent mitigation of anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the United States in connection with the events in Ukraine in 2014.

Subsequently, CNN has removed the article and apologized to the American financier.