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Old 28-05-2018, 04:29 PM   #2
st jimmy
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I don't know the book, but the following article from 1977 could be a good introduction on this topic...

Many journalists who covered World War II were close to people in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the wartime predecessor of the CIA.
The CIA recruited many journalists (also foreign) to gather information. They were also fed information (including false) by the CIA, to be published or passed through to for example politicians.

Several executives cooperated with the CIA: Williarn Paley of CBS, Henry Luce of Tirne Inc., Arthur Hays Sulzberger of the New York Times, Barry Bingham Sr. of the LouisviIle Courier Journal, and James Copley of the Copley News Service.
Other “news” organizations that cooperated with the CIA include: ABC, NBC, Associated Press (AP), United Press International, Reuters, Hearst Newspapers, Scripps Howard, Newsweek, Mutual Broadcasting System, Miami Herald and the Saturday Evening Post and New York Herald Tribune.

Carl Bernstein also named the following US journalists as CIA assets: Joseph Alsop, Stewart Alsop, Jerry O’Leary, and Hal Hendrix: http://carlbernstein.com/magazine_cia_and_media.php
(archived here: http://archive.is/rZpqr)
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