Friday, September 08, 2006

ABC Movie Based Partly on Spin from White House PR Official reveals that White House Assistant Director of public affairs contributed to film. This is another indicator of the blatantly partisan effort and smear that ABC has produced. Said Media Matters:

Marc Platt, the executive producer of ABC's upcoming two-part miniseries set to air on September 10 and 11, titled The Path to 9/11, has said that "every scene" of the film "is based on information from either the 9/11 [Commission] Report ... or the books The Cell (co-written by the former ABC News correspondent John Miller) and Relentless Pursuit, written by Samuel Katz." However, in addition to co-writing The Cell: Inside the 9/11 Plot, and Why the FBI and CIA Failed to Stop It, Miller is also a member of the Bush administration, serving as the assistant director of public affairs for the FBI, as blogger Digby has noted.

For more, read the article here.