Has the Media's Russiagate Reckoning Finally Begun?

Review of "Spooked," by Barry Meier, the devastating new book about Fusion-GPS, the Steele Dossier, and the private spying business

Glenn Simpson, the former Wall Street Journal reporter turned high-priced “oppo” merchant, didn’t like to think of himself as a private investigator. He preferred to describe what he and his firm, Fusion-GPS, did as “journalism for rent,” an activity a class above spying, because a journalist can’t just say what he or she thinks.

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