Over the past few days, various conservative blogs have been running with the false narrative that CNN doctored a photo of the Oregon community college shooter, Chris Harper-Mercer, to make him not appear black (as he is), but instead to appear white.
The thing is, it isn’t even true.
It never happened. Although all the above blogs ran with the notion, there was absolutely no proof included in their posts of CNN video with the doctored photo… just a doctored photo that was passed around with the false narrative that CNN was using it.
CNN’s Brian Stelter denied that the network ever used the doctored image: