How The CIA Controls The Press
At the time of the Church hearings in the early 1970s, the CIA was spending an estimated $1 billion a year to influence journalists, convincing them to protect the CIA’s interests, spread lies about agency operations and squeal on any defectors. This came to be called Project Mockingbird. Some aspects of the eavesdropping ended after the Church hearings, but Project Mockingbird — in a modified form — continues up to the present day. More from Mark Dice.