Sharyl Attkisson: Dark Forces Behind Fake News and Media Bias

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Mar 27 2018 40 mins   37

Ep: 112 - Sharyl Attkisson is one of the few journalists respected on both sides of the political divide. In 2014 Sharyl resigned from CBS after 21 years of investigative reporting, and now can be seen at her program "Full Measure". Sharyl chats with Dave Sussman about media bias, the dark forces behind 'fake news', social media's influence and how we can stay informed while acknowledging the inherent bias in much of the media. Sharyl can be followed on Twitter at @SharylAttkisson and found at and

Sharyl Attkisson is an Emmy award-winning investigative journalist, host of Sinclair’s Sunday morning news program “Full Measure,” and author of the New York Times bestsellers: “The Smear” and "Stonewalled.” She was a correspondent for CBS News from 1993-2014. Before joining CBS, Attkisson was an anchor and correspondent for CNN (1990-1993). From 1996-2001, in addition to her CBS News duties, Attkisson hosted a half-hour weekly medical news magazine on PBS entitled “HealthWeek.” Prior to working on the national news, Attkisson was a reporter, anchor and/or producer at WTVT Tampa (1986-1990), WBNS Columbus, Ohio (1985-1986) and WTVX Ft. Pierce (1982-1985). Attkisson was one of the first journalists to fly on a military combat mission: a B-52 sortie in Kosovo. She also flew on an F-15 fighter jet Combat Air Patrol (CAP) flight.

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