CBS News Fires Staffer Who Leaked Robach Video

Headline Roundup November 7th, 2019

CBS News has fired a former ABC News staffer who is accused of leaking a viral video showing ABC anchor Amy Robach discussing details of her reporting on Jeffery Epstein and ABC's intentions to 'quash' it. ABC reportedly notified CBS of the suspected leaker's identity after an internal investigation; the person has not been publicly identified, but reportedly left ABC for a job at CBS earlier this year.

Few major "mainstream" sources, especially on the left and in the center, reported on the firing. The story continues to be covered extensively by right-leaning outlets and voices.

CBS News Fires Staffer Who Leaked Robach Video

From the Center
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CBS News fired a staffer who previously worked for ABC News and accessed explosive footage of one of its anchors complaining that the network killed her exposé about Jeffrey Epstein, according to reports published Thursday.

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From the Right
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A former ABC employee accused of leaking the viral video of anchor Amy Robach attacking the network’s executives has been fired from their current post at CBS.

An internal ABC investigation found that the employee had improperly accessed the footage of Robach, but did not determine whether the employee leaked the footage directly to Project Veritas, which published the video on Tuesday, or shared the footage with someone else who passed on the footage to the right-wing opposition research group.

ABC passed on the findings of its investigation to CBS...

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From the Left
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CBS has fired a former ABC News employee after receiving word they were the person who leaked a video of anchor Amy Robach venting about a scrapped story about Jeffrey Epstein.

Journalist Yashar Ali was the first to report the news that ABC had discovered the source of the leak, writing “ABC News executives know who the former employee is but don’t know if that person leaked the footage to Project Veritas, the right-wing activist group, or if they shared it with others who leaked the footage” and that the...

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