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Russian Connection / Election Meddling / Two Discussions #1114208

CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 04, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Shimon Prokupecz, Pamela Brown) A CNN exclusive study on the FBI investigation of Russian meddling with disinformation in the presidential election campaign with "fake news" being streamed about Hillary Clinton on election night, the First Amendment issues involved in monitoring the news, the reaction to Donald Trump winning the election discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former CIA officials Philip Mudd & Daniel Hoffman about the disinformation story. [MUDD, HOFFMAN - offer views on this is a brave new world for the FBI in monitoring social media, metadata issues, how Russian President Vladimir Putin saw an opportunity, how the key question is the role of the government in monitoring social media.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Van Jones, Gloria Browne-Marshall, Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord & "Atlantic" writer Molly Ball about the FBI role. [JONES, BROWNE-MARSHALL, LORD, BALL - offer views on how this was a real threat to the presidential election, the constitutional issue of is fake news protected by the First Amendment, the historical roots of "fake news" stories, foreign propaganda & the election.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Pamela, Shimon Prokupecz,

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