"After more than half-a-million web articles on 'Russia collusion' generating nearly a quarter of a billion interactions on Facebook and Twitter, the media need to do some serious 'soul searching,' contends veteran newsman Brit Hume," reports Art Moore at WND.
"It is the worst journalistic debacle of my lifetime, and I've been in this business about 50 years," Moore quotes Hume as saying during an interview with Sandra Smith of Fox News.
"Hume was reacting to special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusion after nearly two years of investigation that the Trump campaign did not collude with the Russian government to win the 2016 presidential election," Moore writes. "The special counsel also found no evidence that the president obstructed justice," Moore reports.
"I've never seen anything quite this bad last this long," Hume said, according to Moore.
"It was a terrible thing" and "needs to be investigated, Hume continued, Moore reports. "There needs to be a lot of soul searching among leading members of the media today and going forward."
Hume also "said Congress needs to investigate the behavior of the FBI and the Justice Department 'leading up to this getting started'," Moore reports.
"How in the world did several major news organs, networks, newspapers, and so on, devote so much time to what turned out to be utterly baseless speculation about the most serious crime you could imagine, mounting in some cases to the accusation of treason?" Hume asked, according to Moore.
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