Operation Mockingbird is a declassified large-scale program of the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that began in the early years of the Cold War and attempted to manipulate news media for propaganda purposes. It funded student and cultural organizations and magazines as front organizations.
According to author Deborah Davis, Operation Mockingbird recruited leading American journalists into a propaganda network and influenced front groups’ operations. CIA support of front groups was exposed when a 1967 Ramparts magazine article reported that the National Student Association received funding from the CIA. In 1975,
Church Committee Congressional investigations revealed Agency connections with journalists and civic groups. None of the reports, however, mentions by name an Operation Mockingbird coordinating or supporting these activities.
Media assets will eventually include ABC, NBC, CBS, Time, Newsweek, Associated Press, United Press International (UPI), Reuters, Hearst Newspapers, Scripps-Howard, Copley News Service, etc. and 400 journalists. According to documents on file at CIA headquarters, they have secretly carried out assignments, from intelligence-gathering to serving as go-betweens. The CIA had infiltrated the nation’s businesses, media, and universities with tens of thousands of on-call operatives by the 1950s. CIA Director Dulles had staffed the CIA almost exclusively with Ivy League graduates, especially from Yale, with figures like George Herbert Walker Bush from the “Skull and Crossbones” Society.
Today, the vast majority of cable, tv, radio, social media, magazines, and newspapers are owned by a small group of people and China. We have Facebook content moderators in India deemed essential workers.
Together, these companies, through a very carefully orchestrated narrative, use the same talking points repeatedly while resorting to race, religion, and gender to deflect from serious world events. Even Facebook has deemed Content Moderators as essential workers in India this election season. Google is actively using algorithms to hide any positive press about President Trump.
Even the NY Times has been know to vet content through the government before printing.
The New York Times Helped Hide Stalin’s Mass Murders in Ukraine.
Stalin’s crime was only one face of the story. The other face was the extraordinary failure on the part of the world to report and acknowledge the facts.
Many were complicit in this failure, but the starring role undoubtedly belonged to the Moscow-based Western journalists, who misreported, underreported, and failed to report about what was plainly happening under their noses.
Walter Duranty, the New York Times’ man in Moscow, outright lied about the events, deliberately misleading his readers. In 1932, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for reporting.
Please watch both parts of this video to learn more. It is eye opening.