Category:James O'Keefe

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James O'Keefe

O'Keefe at the 2016 Conservative Political Action Conference.
Born James Edward O'Keefe III
(1984-06-28) June 28, 1984 (age 39)
Bergen County, New Jersey, U.S.
Residence Westwood, New Jersey, U.S.
Education B.A. in Philosophy (2006)[1]
Alma mater Rutgers University
Occupation Conservative filmmaker and activist
Organization Project Veritas

James Edward O'Keefe III is an American conservative political activist.[2][3] He produces secretly recorded undercover audio and video encounters with figures and workers in academic, governmental and social service organizations, purporting to show abusive or allegedly illegal behavior by employees and/or representatives of those organizations.[4] He has been criticized for selectively editing videos to misrepresent the context of conversations and the subjects' responses, creating the false impression that people said or did things they did not.[5][6][7][8]

In 2010, James O'Keefe received a misdemeanor conviction for entering government property under false pretenses.[9]

See also


  1. Rutenberg, Jim; Robertson, Campbell (January 30, 2010). "High Jinks to Handcuffs for Landrieu Provocateur". The New York Times. Retrieved October 3, 2010.
  2. Weigel, David (October 19, 2016). "Two local Democratic operatives lose jobs after video sting on voter fraud". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  3. Cassidy, John (October 19, 2016). "Debate Preview: Trump Looks Set to Rant to the Bitter End". The New Yorker. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  4. FUND, JOHN (September 21, 2009). "Acorn Who?" (in en-US). Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  5. Andrew Breitbart and James O'Keefe Ruined Him, and Now He Gets $100,000. Friedersdorf, Conor. The Atlantic, March 8, 2013
  6. David Folkenflik, "Elements Of NPR Gotcha Video Taken Out Of Context",, March 14, 2011; accessed February 24, 2015.
  7. "The Twisty, Bent Truth of the NPR-Sting Video",, March 13, 2011.
  8. Everything We Know About the Latest James O'Keefe Video Sting, Time, Philip Elliott, October 18, 2016
  9. Klepper, David (December 2, 2017). "NY queries Project Veritas over leader's past conviction". Associated Press. Retrieved August 24, 2020.

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