CNN reporter claims that the company takes bribes from foreign countries to lie. CNN reporter Amber Lyon blew the lid on the media network's practices claiming that the company takes bribes from foreign countries to lie. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Awarding winning reporter, Lyon, claimed that CNN “is paid by the U.S. government for reporting on some events, and not reporting on others.” The reporter also claimed that the network was a tool for the former Obama administration to manipulate information the American public actually gets to see. Lyon was also interviewed by Joe Rogan where she explained that she and a female colleague were part of a team sent by CNN to Bahrain in 2011 only to discover that the US government had been supplying over $1 billion worth of arms to the oppressive Bahraini regime.
Amber Lyon, a former CNN correspondent, says authoritarian regimes including Bahrain pay the news network to provide favorable coverage and censor its content.