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University of Chicago student challenges CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation


‘There was no remorse’: A student who called out CNN analyst Brian Stelter over his network’s misinformation says the anchor refused to admit his hypocrisy over his attacks on Fox News during their private conversation

  • The University of Chicago freshman told Tucker Carlson how he asked the leftist pundit about his continued criticism of Fox News
  • Christopher Phillips added that CNN itself spread misinformation about the Trump-Russia investigation, Nicholas Sandmann and “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.
  • “Brian Stelter talks for 30 minutes about how Fox News is this huge disinformation purveyor. They are the enemy of the people,’ Phillip told Tucker Carlson
  • Meanwhile, Stelter dismissed the student’s question while citing a ‘right-wing narrative’ at one point

A University of Chicago student who called out CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation in viral back-and-forths at a forum speaks out about now-viral back-and-forths.

Christopher Phillips told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson how he asked the leftist pundit about his continued criticism of Fox News.

The freshman added that he called CNN for spreading misinformation about the Trump-Russia investigation, Nicholas Sandmann and “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.

At one point, Stelter brushed off the student’s question by referring to a “right-wing narrative.”

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Christopher Phillips, pictured, of the University of Chicago who called out CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation during a recent forum on the topic

University of Chicago student challenges CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation

Meanwhile Stelter, pictured, dismissed the student’s question while citing a ‘right-wing narrative’ at one point

University of Chicago student challenges CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation

Phillips told Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, left, that CNN itself spread misinformation about the Trump-Russia investigation, Nicholas Sandmann and ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett.

“The way I’ve always been is to seek the truth and ask questions to sift through the lies and find out what’s really going on,” said Phillips, a writer for one of the school’s student publications. .

Phillip’s noted how he met several “legacy media workers” during the disinformation-themed forum, who said they spent their careers accusing other media outlets and politicians of spreading the same disinformation they are often guilty of.

“Brian Stelter talks for 30 minutes about how Fox News is this huge disinformation purveyor. They are the enemy of the people,’ Phillip told Tucker Carlson.

University of Chicago student challenges CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation

Pictured: Stelter at the disinformation forum, where he was confronted by University of Chicago student Christopher Phillips

University of Chicago student challenges CNN analyst Brian Stelter on misinformation

Phillips, center, told Carlson, left, that Stelter was a ‘huge purveyor of misinformation’

‘And then I came and said, Wait a second. Send that back.

“Because in fact, CNN — from what I’ve seen, at least — is probably 10 times the disinformation purveyor you claim to be Fox News,” he added.

“And you know, he didn’t really have a good answer to that.”

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