|This article is part of the SourceWatch coverage of Jeff Gannon (James Dale Guckert)|
Gannongate is the term applied to the exposure of fake news reporter "Jeff Gannon" -- the pseudonym for James Guckert -- who worked for fake news agency Talon News, with "daily passes" somehow obtained from the Secret Service and FBI which allowed Guckert/Gannon access to White House press briefings and to parse questions to President George W. Bush.
- manufactured journalism
- manufactured journalism/External Links
- Watergate for information on Watergate and other "gates."
- Danny Schechter, "Where Was the Press?," MediaChannel.org, February 20, 2005; posted at Common Dreams.
- Eric Boehlert, "Gannongate: It's worse than you think," Salon, February 23, 2005: "Bush's press office gave Jim Guckert access, even knowing his only credentials were from the blatantly partisan group GOPUSA."