Fox News noted that CNN’s Jake Tapper is now retweeting criticism of former Florida data scientist Rebekah Jones. . .

. . .but as Fox News also noted, this is the same Jake Tapper who also promoted her story in the first place:

From Fox News:

Tapper did acknowledge complaints made by her “detractors” about her “history with law enforcement.” But the next day, he drew attention to the judge who approved the search warrant and how it was a DeSantis appointee, fueling the narrative that the police visit to her home was politically motivated.

The anchor has yet to address or walk back his previous coverage of Jones.

And she was a FREQUENT guest on multiple CNN shows:

From May 2020 to December 2020, Jones made at least nine separate on-air appearances on programs like “New Day” and “Out Front with Erin Burnett,” but no CNN program booked Jones more than “Cuomo Prime Time.”

For example, here:

And here:

And here:

Christina Pushaw, press secretary for Gov. Ron DeSantis, responded to the article, tweeting “People wonder why so many Americans distrust the media. Look no further than stuff like this. But trust can be redeemed; everyone makes mistakes—why doesn’t Tapper just admit he made a mistake & explain to CNN viewers that Florida’s COVID stats are real?”:

Here’s an idea: Each CNN show that hosted Jones should have Charles C.W. Cooke on to discuss his article taking her down? It’s only fair:


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