FCC complaints accuse Jim Acosta of "disrespecting the president"

FCC complaints accuse Jim Acosta of “disrespecting the president”

“How can you guys allow CNN to RAMPANTLY report fake news?”

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A handful of complaints received by the Federal Communications Commission on the day of Jim Acosta’s now-infamous press conference accuse CNN of creating a “climate of mistrust and violence” …


by reporting - you guessed it - “fake news.”


Only one complaint mentions Acosta directly, accusing him of “disrespecting the president” …


A fairly mild charge compared to that of his colleague Don Lemon, who is accused of calling all white men terrorists.

Huge if true. Read the full complaints embedded below, or on the request page.

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