Media feed is the government’s way of informing the public. Only the most skilled journalists, broadcasters and cartoonists are suitable.
This is the CIA’s account of how it began to operate to undermine foreign governments back in the 1950s.
Moral Operations officers were trained in propaganda basics, including:
• Leaflet Writing
• Radio propaganda
• Rumor creating
• Poison-Pen letters
This is now applied to all the news, including that aimed at American audiences.
Perversion of journalism to serve the needs of government and restriction of politics to only two parties both in the grip of Corporate America is disastrous.
Without an Opposition or powerful criticism by the media government by corporate wealth is unimpeded.
As George Washington wrote… in unworthy hands the best institutions may be made use of to promote the worse designs.