Hannah Giles

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ACORN 'Hooker' Hits on Liberal Journalist

Hannah Giles wanted to be a nutritionist, and respects Newsweek writer

(Newser) - Hannah Giles—best known as the conservative activist who dressed up as a prostitute for a video sting operation targeting ACORN—holds twentysomething liberal journalists in generally low esteem. The young on the right are "thinking types," vital and numerous, while most on the left are “professional... More »

Stingers Release Philly ACORN Video

Says it proves ACORN lied about incident

(Newser) - The ACORN stingers have released another video, this time of their visit to the Philadelphia location—where, ACORN has until now insisted, they were kicked out. In the new, edited video, James O’Keefe says they weren’t kicked out, but instead sat for more than half an hour with... More »

ACORN Sting Raises Media Ethics Questions

Hidden video subterfuge made news, but where was the reality check?

(Newser) - “You've got to give James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles credit for abundant chutzpah and guile,” writes James Rainey in the Los Angeles Times. The pair’s hidden camera ACORN takedown “likely will do for guerrilla video what Ashton Kutcher did for Twitter—popularize and expand the form.... More »

ACORN Sting Duo Says Nobody Put Them Up to It

Call themselves 'concerned citizens'

(Newser) - James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles say there's no conservative conspiracy behind their decision to dress up as a pimp and prostitute and walk into ACORN offices with a hidden camera. They’re just a pair of concerned citizens, who’ve managed to wound the mighty activist group on a... More »

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