TV News LIES

Thursday, Feb 26th

Last update12:53:48 AM GMT

You are here News Journalism & Media CBS News Washington Bureau Chief Was an FBI Snitch

CBS News Washington Bureau Chief Was an FBI Snitch

E-mail Print PDF
CBS News Washington Bureau Chief Was an FBI Snitch The Center for Public Integrity is reporting that an unnamed former ABC News journalist was an FBI informant during and after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, passing along tips and revealing a source. We know who it is.

According to an FBI memo obtained by the Center, a nameless ABC News journalist contacted the FBI on the evening of the bombing to pass along information he had heard from a source: That the "bombing was sponsored by the Iraqi Special Services" and that two more attacks in Los Angeles and Houston were imminent.

The Center didn't name the informant, but we've learned he was Christopher Isham, who is now a vice president at CBS News and the network's Washington bureau chief.

Isham's tip was of course not true, and ABC News never reported it. But the FBI found him useful enough to open an informant file on him, and circled back a year later to ask who his or her source was. Astonishingly, Isham gave him up:

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Media Matters: O'Reilly lied about Florida suicide

Bill O'ReillyBill O'Reilly has repeatedly claimed he personally "heard" a shotgun blast that killed a figure in...

Bill O'Reilly's CBS Colleague Says Buenos Aires Was Not A 'Combat Situation' After Falklands War

Bill O'ReillyBuenos Aires was neither a “war zone” nor a “combat situation” after Argentina surrendered to Britain...

O’Reilly’s JFK Story Proven False

O'Reilly's JFK story falseIn his best-selling book Killing Kennedy, Bill O’Reilly tells a brief tale of an intrepid reporter...

Al-Jazeera reporter in Egypt cites employer's 'negligence'

Mohamed FahmyAl-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who is out awaiting retrial after more than a year behind...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!