Operation Mockingbird: CIA Manipulation of the Media

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Starting in the early days of the Cold War (late 40's), the CIA began a secret project called Operation Mockingbird, with the intent of buying influence behind the scenes at major media outlets and putting reporters on the CIA payroll, which has proven to be a stunning ongoing success.

 

Source, RevolutionNews.US

 

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How Americas Most Powerful News Media Worked Hand in Glove with the CIA
The CIA's Project MOCKINGBIRD: Ongoing Covert Control of the Media