Role of propaganda in death of Jamal Khashoggi | The Weekly with Wendy Mesley

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Saudi Arabia’s propaganda machine was behind the ever-changing stories about the disappearance and killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The kingdom’s propaganda master, who has been compared to Steve Bannon and was closely tied to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was fired as more details about Khashoggi’s death became public. We talk to former Canadian ambassador Dennis Horak and tech expert Jesse Hirsh about how Saudi officials tried to control the story, and the man behind the propaganda campaign, Saud al-Qahtani.

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