You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #1: Well that's true... but then CIA psyops work in every newsroom.... [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
althecat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-11-03 11:46 PM
Response to Original message
1. Well that's true... but then CIA psyops work in every newsroom....
Edited on Tue Nov-11-03 11:50 PM by althecat
(on edit) ACTUALLY... you can all just ignore all of this.... it is really just a bit of comment on Mockingbird. Somthing that has always fascinated me.

The OSI was wound up after it was exposed in the NYT... it then became the OSP Office Of Strategic Plans... which seems to have done the same thing. This is PNACer Douglas Feith's baby, which fit like the OSI snugly under Rummy's wing.

So yes Mockingbird on steriods.. But as I point out below there is no reason to beleive Mockingbird was ever shut down.

***********

Original post follows...

After Watergate a whole bunch of papers were released about

Operation Paperclip or Operation Butterfly (On edit you had it in your intro Mockingbird!!!! Duh!!!) but basically it was an operation - long running - that had placed operatives in practically every important newsroom in the country. Many in senior positions.

The papers were damning because the had information on how much it cost to retain a NYT reporter and had comments about how having a reporter on the payroll was cheaper than having a hooker.

Of course the revelations didn't get a lot of airplay for obvious reasons - and there is no reason to think the operation was ever wound up.

How else do you explain Judith Miller.

Just another fine day in a country they call America I guess :)
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC