| Ben Swann |
(Activist, Journalist, 9-11/Dissident)
Swann in 2013
17 July 1978
El Paso, Texas, USA
|Alma mater||Brigham Young University, California State University|
|Interests|| • Sandy Hook|
A US information activist with a background in corporate media
Ben Swann is a US television news anchor, political commentator and journalist who runs the Truth in Media news channel. On 18 March 2020, Ben Swann warned that seasonal flu could be twice as deadly as the COVID-19 outbreak. In a YouTube video, he suggested taking a look at the numbers from the WHO, and in an “apples to apples” comparison, he showed that the Coronavirus Disease has half the mortality rate of seasonal flu when it comes to "death to confirmed cases" ratio.
Ben Swann has worked as a sports producer, news journalist and producer, and managing editor on network affiliates, FOX, and RT America of the Russian state-owned TV network RT. He received a number of television journalism awards by 2009. Ben Swann created the series Reality Check to address topics such as Pizzagate, and those surrounding the events at Aurora and Sandy Hook as well as 9-11. He has also questioned the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Civil War, the role of the United States in developing of ISIL, and the possible vaccine autism connection.
His employer demanded that he take down his internet media channel and most of his social media sites in 2017. He was fired in 2018 from CBS affiliate WGCL-TV in Atlanta, Georgia for pursuing his Reality Check show and continuing to investigate Pizzagate.
In 2015, he was hired by CBS affiliate WGCL-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. He was suspended in January 2017 for running a story about Pizzagate, reinstated after he took down his Truth in Media and Reality Check sites, but then fired in 2018, after which he relaunched Reality Check.
Swann relaunched Truth in Media in 2018 after he was fired by WGCL-TV, and began publishing pieces for the Liberty Nation website.
- "Coronavirus Disease has half the mortality rate of seasonal flu"
- "CBS46 management explains radical changes including five new anchors"
- "CBS46's Ben Swann returning Monday January 30 after post-'Pizzagate' hiatus"
- "Ben Swann reintroduces his Truth in Media site and Reality Check program"
- "Ben Swann Liberty Nation"
- "Tin Foil Hat With Sam Tripoli #161: Your Reality Check With Ben Swann"