No, The Montana "Body Slam" Witness Did Not Change Her Story

An article with a misleading headline is making the rounds.

A day after Greg Gianforte, the Republican front-runner in the Montana special election, was charged with assaulting a reporter, conservative website LifeZette published a misleading headline about the incident.

A day after Greg Gianforte, the Republican front-runner in the Montana special election, was charged with assaulting a reporter, conservative website LifeZette published a misleading headline about the incident.

The story claims Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna retracted her account of the alleged assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, but that's not true.

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The article tells a different story from the headline. The “change” the headline refers to is Acuna being unsure of where Gianforte’s hands were positioned while allegedly attacking Jacobs.

The article tells a different story from the headline. The "change" the headline refers to is Acuna being unsure of where Gianforte's hands were positioned while allegedly attacking Jacobs.

The LifeZette site is run by Laura Ingraham, a popular conservative commentator. It often publishes misleading information.

Screenshots, LifeZette


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No, The Montana "Body Slam" Witness Did Not Change Her Story

An article with a misleading headline is making the rounds.

A day after Greg Gianforte, the Republican front-runner in the Montana special election, was charged with assaulting a reporter, conservative website LifeZette published a misleading headline about the incident.

A day after Greg Gianforte, the Republican front-runner in the Montana special election, was charged with assaulting a reporter, conservative website LifeZette published a misleading headline about the incident.

The story claims Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna retracted her account of the alleged assault of Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, but that's not true.

Screenshot

The article tells a different story from the headline. The “change” the headline refers to is Acuna being unsure of where Gianforte’s hands were positioned while allegedly attacking Jacobs.

The article tells a different story from the headline. The "change" the headline refers to is Acuna being unsure of where Gianforte's hands were positioned while allegedly attacking Jacobs.

The LifeZette site is run by Laura Ingraham, a popular conservative commentator. It often publishes misleading information.

Screenshots, LifeZette


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Source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/usnews.xml

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