Inside the Epoch Times: How an aspiring poet in Brooklyn became a tool in a right-wing propaganda blitz linked to Falun Gong.
A few months later, NBC News published an online exposé about the Epoch Times’ rise as a right-wing media outlet. It revealed the paper’s massive spending on pro-Trump Facebook ads. It also identified employees who had splintered off to create hugely popular YouTube channels, including Edge of Wonder, which had hundreds of thousands of subscribers. The channel’s upbeat hosts pushed the QAnon conspiracy theory with a smile. Klett recognized them from the paper’s print side.
The President’s Supreme Court nomination, three upcoming debates against Joe Biden, and his continuing threats to disregard unfavorable election results are the topics that will dominate the public’s attention in the weeks ahead.