CNN Technical Director Charlie Chester was caught on hidden camera video. Project Veritas released the clips on Tuesday showing Chester on several 'dates'. Conservative group found Chester through Tinder, where he listed his employer. Video shows Chester boasting of 'propaganda' tactics used by the network.
Damaging Donald Trump in the 2020 election, getting Trump out of office
The clips released by Project Veritas show Chester describing an openly partisan editorial culture, aimed at boosting Joe Biden and damaging Donald Trump in the 2020 election. 'Like our focus was to get Trump out of office, right? Without saying it, that's what it was, right? Chester said in a clip
From stories of the coonavirus to climate change - I think there's a COVID fatigue, we're going to start focusing mainly on climate
In another clip, Chester said that there is 'fatigue' for stories about the coronavirus pandemic, and that CNN is looking for new stories to 'latch onto'. So, our next thing is going to be climate change awareness,' 'They've already announced in our office that once the public is - will be open to it - we're going to start focusing mainly on climate,' he said.
Veritas Journalist: “What does that look like?”
Chester: “I don't know. I'm not sure. I have a feeling that it’s going to be like, constantly showing videos of decline in ice, and weather warming up, and like the effects it’s having on the economy--”
“Who decides that?” Jeff Zucker, Head of the network. I imagine that he's got his council and they've all like, discussed, like where they think--”
Veritas Journalist: “Who decides that?”
Chester: “Head of the network.”
Veritas Journalist: “Who is that? Is that [Jeff] Zucker?”
Chester: “Zucker, yeah. I imagine that he's got his council and they've all like, discussed, like where they think--”
Veritas Journalist: “So, that's like the next--”
Chester: “Pandemic-like story that we’ll beat to death, but that one's got longevity. You know what I mean? Like there's a definitive ending to the pandemic. It'll taper off to a point that it's not a problem anymore. Climate change can take years, so they'll [CNN will] probably be able to milk that quite a bit.”
ARTICLE - [projectveritas.com]