Operation mockingbird has been active almost since the inception of TV. IT is said that at least half the employees of any major news source are CIA operatives that wash the news so you only hear what they want you to hear just the way they want you to hear it.
Jonathan Cook –TruePublica.com Jan 2, 2017
Is the CIA editing your newspaper? Here is a great overviewby Ed Jones of OpenDemocracyUK of why corporate media are the arch-exponents of “fake news”. The media are overwhelming owned and controlled by billionaires and gargantuan corporations, who depend on the support of other corporations for ad revenue, and employ journalists from a narrow, privileged class whose careers depend on maintaining access to elite sources. It would be simply astounding in these circumstances if we had anything resembling a pluralistic media.
The data concerns UK outlets, but the same principles apply in the US.
One section makes especially disturbing reading. It is the little-discussed matter of the intelligence services’ deep penetration of most western, and in some cases non-western, media organisations. In short, US intelligence services – and to a lesser extent British ones –…
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