Fake News Alert! — Eli Lake and Bloomberg Plagiarized Mike Cernovich #SusanRice
Yesterday afternoon Mike Cernovich exclusively reported that Susan Rice was behind the unmasking of Trump administration officials. Cernovich broke this story first on Twitter and then on Medium.
Cernovich’s Tweet had 400,000 impressions and went viral, causing #SusanRice to trend.
Cernovich then wrote an article on Medium, which went viral and had received over 150,000 views before anyone else wrote about the story.
Susan Rice, who served as the National Security Adviser under President Obama, has been identified as the official who…medium.com
Here is a screen capture of the stats for Cernovich’s Susan Rice exclusive.
Today Eli Lake of Bloomberg plagiarized Cernovich’s story, giving no credit to the scoop to Cernovich:
White House lawyers last month learned that the former national security adviser Susan Rice requested the identities of U.S. persons in raw intelligence reports on dozens of occasions that connect to the Donald Trump transition and campaign, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter.
Breitbart refuses to credit Cernovich, instead claiming Bloomberg broke the story:
Susan Rice, who was former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser, did not respond to a report from Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake that on multiple occasions, she made requests to unmask United States citizens connected to President Donald Trump’s transition team.
Mike Cernovich is real news. Bloomberg is fake news. Breitbart needs to correct its story if it wants to maintain the respect of its readers.
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