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There are many modern journalism scandals that will shock you! From George W. Bush’s administration paying journalists to write favorably about certain government initiatives, News of the World and the phone hacking scandal, or NBC’s Brian Williams fabricating a story about his time covering the Iraq War, there are more than a few disgraced journalists and journalism fabrication stories out there. WatchMojo counts down ten outrageous modern media scandals we cannot believe.

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00:38 #10: Columnists on Bush Administration Payroll – 2005
01:24 #9: The Sun’s Coverage of the Hillsborough Disaster – 1989
02:25 #8: CNN and Operation Tailwind – 1998
03:26 #7: News of the World and Phone Hacking – 2005-11
04:21 #6: Rolling Stone’s “A Rape on Campus’” – 2014
05:22 #5: Brian Williams and the Iraq War – 2015
06:16 #4: “Jimmy” and the Washington Post – 1980-81
07:03 #3, #2 & #1 ???

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  1. Mass media is owned by billionaires pushing agenda. Filled with government manipulation of the public.

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