by Scott Creighton
It is a false belief that the CIA ‘infiltrated’ unwitting media institutions. The recruitment of journalists was frequently done with complicity from top management and ownership. Former CIA Director William Colby claimed during the Church Committee investigative hearings, “Lets go to the managements. They were witting.” Among the organizations that would lend their help to the propaganda efforts was the New York Times, Newsweek, Associated Press, and the Miami Herald. Providing cover to CIA agents was a part of the New York Times policy, set by their late publisher, Arthur Hays Salzberger.4 The People’s History
From the same establishment rag that brought you “Yellow Cake from Niger”, “mobile chemical weapons labs” and “Iranian nukes” stories out the ying-yang, we have another installment in their long, long, long history of Mockingbird journalism.
Well, we know now that the newest 3 hobos from Dallas are officially tossed down the memory hole. All those reports of multiple shooters firing from multiple locations creating a “kill zone” in a Dallas street… all gone. Poof. I wonder if they will say he only fired three bullets and the victims all “slumped” forward when they died.
Last night the governor of Texas and the mayor of Dallas held a press conference where they endorsed the “lone gunman” story. Police Chief Brown was notably absent from the event. The governor took three pre-approved questions from the “journalists” in the room and then ran out the door.
Simply remarkable what passes for journalism in our “free” society over here. Simply remarkable.