NEW: Conservative activist who failed to plant fake news with WashPost worked for months to infiltrate media in DC and NY; Cozied up to reporters at bars, posed as student, and more. Scary bedtime story for journalists, w/
New reality for reporters in DC: assume that stranger asking you questions is a partisan spy.
A helluva story —> WaPo meticulously documents the exhaustive and months-long efforts by conservative activists to infiltrate the Washington Post newsroom
Project Veritas says don’t trust the media. Meanwhile, they: • Peddled fake story about sexual misconduct • Used fake names and invented fake jobs • Tried to befriend reporters under false pretenses
Who is Jaime Phillips? In addition to pretending to be a sexual abuse victim, she secretly recorded me in a bar.
The details here are just astounding
Bonkers story pt II: Woman who tried to plant a fake story about Roy Moore has worked for months to infiltrate the through meet ups and going away parties. With and
This is sick, sick stuff from Project Veritas -- using a reporter's personal tragedy to build rapport with and spy on them
WashPost: Woman’s effort to infiltrate The Washington Post dates back months
Fellow ink-stained wretches beware: that young journalist or student chatting you up at the bar could be a undercover anti-media guerilla.
All the details about Project Veritas' ridiculous attempt to target employees
Right-wing "journalists" are not interested in injecting their views into the mainstream media. They're interested in destroying the mainstream media. Let this be a lesson.
Failed effort by conservative activists to plant a false story in The Washington Post was part of a months-long campaign to infiltrate The Post and other media outlets in Washington and New York
The woman who tried to plant a fake story in the Wash Post spent months trying to infiltrate groups of journalists
More from the WaPo rollup of Project Veritas
Foiled hoax by fake Roy Moore accuser capped months-long campaign to infiltrate Post and DC/NY press corps. With
The failed effort by conservative activists to plant a false story about Senate candidate Roy Moore in The Washington Post was part of a months-long campaign to infiltrate The Post and other media outlets in Washington and New York.
Woman’s effort to infiltrate The Washington Post dated back months
A detailed investigation in an effort by far-right activists to infiltrate the . It included showing up at social gatherings and secretly filming the Post’s employees in bars.
That epic fail by and took months of planning
"Phillips's sustained attempt to insinuate herself into the social circles of reporters makes clear that her deception — & efforts to discredit The Post's reporting — went much further than the attempt to plant one fabricated article."
Woman’s effort to infiltrate The Washington Post dates back months
1)Even tho the WaPo comes off looking great here, the extent of Project Veritas attempt to insinuate themselves w/journalists is creepy af
Yes I was in contact with Jaime Phillips. Little did I know she was with Project Veritas. Here's what we know about her so far.
People still falling for Project Veritas have no interest in honesty. They know it’s bullshit and choose to push it anyways.
Phillips's sustained attempt to insinuate herself into the social circles of reporters makes clear that her deception—& efforts to discredit The Post's reporting—went much further than the attempt to plant one fabricated article
Woman’s effort to infiltrate The Washington Post dated back months
This is crazy. Woman’s effort to infiltrate The Washington Post dates back months
This story is why so many people who email/Tweet at me/others in media don't get replies: False flag operations from left and right are common, and now from abroad. Saw it coming long ago:
Man, reading the full account of how that Project Veritas woman tried to infiltrate the Post has me paranoid about every interaction I might now have in DC.
Project "Veritas" in name only.
"She later changed her Twitter handle to and her username to 'J’aime Covfefe'"
Journalists: They’re just like us. “The group had a late-night dinner of boozy milkshakes and burgers at Ted’s Bulletin on 14th Street NW.”
Project Veritas effort to infiltrate The Washington Post & other media outlets in DC & NY dates back months
Harvey Weinstein's collecton of ex-Mossad snoops, these guys aren't.
This is what reputable media are dealing with now.. deliberate, cynical and concerted attempts to undermine and fool them. Stunning.
What a disturbing story. It’s like we’re in Cold War times again, with secret agents lurking around, trying to entrap you for having a politically incorrect opinion.