The story of Shep Smith's alleged demotion for being gay continues to rattle around the echo chamber, this time being called 100% false by Mediaite columnist Joe Concha.

You can read the take down here, but highlights include likening Trotter to Dan Rather in their "doubling down" around false sources and heavily implying that Trotter's reputation has been irreparably damaged.

What do you all think? Trotter?