CIA attempts to deceive the public are being thwarted, thanks to the Internet, the Freedom of Information Act, Edward Snowden, Chelsea Manning, and intrepid journalists like Jason Leopold (a “FOIA terrorist”).
An introduction to what lies beneath the relationship between the CIA and the press — a vast underworld of covert pressure, seduction, and deception aimed at controlling media coverage of the most vital national security issues. Fake news is not new.
Old Allies Fighting the New Cold War . On Sept. 5, The Washington Post published a front page story asserting that the Russian government is seeking to undermine American democracy at a crucial time, using unspecified “cybertools” to spread disinformation and chaos that could alter the outcome of the Nov. 8 presidential election. “US intelligence Read More