As the original story Jussie Smollett told Chicago police that was reported breathlessly by many journos (often as fact) continues to unravel, CNN’s Brian Stelter is doing his best to deflect criticism:

Oh well of course it’s not about the media — now. Stelter continued helping orchestrate the MSM wagon circling this morning:

“Careful reporting”? There was some, but not so much on a national level:

When Stelter points his finger at “entertainment media” he has three fingers pointing back at him.

That’s become painfully obvious!

Another Stelter spin is going down in flames fast:

Fact check: TRUE.