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The Daily BeastMay 26, 2020
This NBC Executive Became a Conspiracy King and a Pro-Trump Media Boss
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty/TwitterThis article was co-published with Responsible Statecraft.

A former NBC executive who founded one of the earliest—and more successful—fake news websites quietly assumed a leadership role at The Epoch Times as the news outlet ramped up its pro-Trump messaging after the 2016 election.

Epoch's influential role as a Trump-friendly media outlet coincided with access to Trump allies seeking friendly interviews, uncritical coverage of the administration's policies, and a venue to advance the White House's militant anti-Beijing and hyper-nationalist messages.

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