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Ken Dilanian, former staffer in the Tribune Washington bureau, is accused by a website of submitting some work to the CIA before publication. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Ken Dilanian, a former staff writer for the newspaper chain that includes the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, had a "closely collaborative relationship with the CIA," according to the article, published Thursday by the online news site the Intercept.
originally posted by: Kettu
"accused by a website"
Huh. I can make a website and accuse you of killing my dog.
Does that make it true?
David Lauter, chief of the Tribune Washington bureau, said the emails suggest a possible violation of Tribune news policy.
“We have a very clear rule that has been in place for quite a few years that tells reporters not to share copies of stories outside the newsroom,” Lauter said. “I am disappointed that the emails indicate that Ken may have violated that rule.