BuzzFeed Editor Tanks in Interview Defending Salacious, Unsubstantiated Trump Report (Pt.2)

Curtis Houck | January 11, 2017
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See more in the cross-post on the NewsBusters blog.

Todd still had plenty of ammo as he accused Smith of using transparency to mask the laziness of BuzzFeed [emphasis mine]: 

TODD: But at one point, I understand this and all this transparency, but transparency can turn into a crutch to turn into laziness. I mean, the job of the reporters is we're doing our best to find truth, okay? At the end of the day, it's the best truth we can have. And you are — you are —

SMITH: If we had an unlimited amount of —

TODD: — you made a knowingly — you made a knowing decision to put out an untruth

SMITH: If we had —

TODD: — or at least something you hadn't proven true yet.

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