Sarah Sanders accused of sharing ‘doctored’ video to exaggerate Jim Acosta’s suspension
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was accused of sharing a "doctorate" video that exaggerates the actions of CNN journalist Jim Acosta to justify the suspension of his credentials  Key points:
- The video seems to show the CNN reporter Jim Acosta who breaks down the arm of a White House intern
- The analysis of the video of Storyful shows that it contains extra frames , which were repeated
- The video was shared for the first time online by a conspiracy theorist, who denies his doctor
Acosta had its difficult passage to access the White House grounds revoked hours later a stubborn exchange with US President Donald Trump during a press conference.
The White House said it was because Acosta put his hands "on" an intern who was trying to get a microphone from him, while CNN said it was "retaliation for his demanding questions".
The couple started sparring after Acosta asked Mr. Trum p about the caravan of migrants headed from Latin America to the southern border of the United States.
When Acosta tried to follow up on another question, Mr. Trump said "Enough!" and a White House female assistant tried unsuccessfully to grab the microphone from the journalist.
Ms. Sanders issued a statement accusing Acosta of "getting her hands on a young woman who's just trying to do her job as a White House intern," calling her " absolutely unacceptable ". [19659011TheinteractionsbetweenCostafostagistafubreveeAcostasembròsfiorarleilbracciomentrecercavailmicrofonoecercòditrattenerlo"Perdonamisignora"ledisse
Acosta tweeted that the statement of Mrs. Sanders who had laid hands on the assistant was "a lie".
But Mrs. Sanders published a video of the incident on Twitter, saying she was firm in the decision to revoke Acosta's permission and that the White House "would not tolerate inappropriate behavior clearly documented" in the movie.
The video seems to show Acosta pushing hard on the trainee's arm.  But video analysts said the clip repeats several frames that do not appear in the original movie.
Analysis from the news site Storyful said that the video Sanders shared "breaks" and then repeated several frames to exaggerate Acosta's movements.  On Twitter, video editor Rafael Shimunov shared a different analysis, which showed that the video was "medicalized".
By dyeing the video in red and reproducing it on a transparent version of the original shown, said Shimunov, the clip was "sped up" to make Jim The movement of Acosta seems like a blow ".
The video Sanders posted was shared for the first time online by the editor of Infowars and conspiracy theorist Paul Joseph Watson, who denied the video's doctorate.
"The video was not" fixed "by me – all I did was to enlarge the original from the Daily Wire," Watson said
"I have not sped up & # 39. nothing, the Sony Vegas Pro screenshot proves it. "
Paul Joseph Watson tweeted: "" He never touched it once. "This is a complete lie, he did it clearly.Whatever you get paid by CNN, is it really worth making a fool out of you for the world to see?"  According to Storyful, the Daily Wire version is a file in GIF format, which has a lower frame rate than the original movie and does not contain repeated frames.
Buzzfeed reported that there was no evidence that the video shared by Watson was deliberately accelerated, but by changing the format in a lower quality GIF, he turned "the question of whether it was" doctoral "in a debate semantic".
CNN executive Matt Dornic has accused the White House press secretary of having released false news "and defined his" absolutely shameful "tweet.
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