The CIA and the Media

The CIA and the Media (CIA)

Updated: April 2023
Published: June 2016

High-quality documentaries and investigations on CIA media influence.

Introduction: John Stockwell on CIA media manipulation

CIA whistleblower John Stockwell on CIA media manipulation (3 min., source: 1983 interview)


Articles I (Basics)

Articles II (Specifics)

Articles III (More)



  • “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.” CIA Director William Casey, in a meeting with US President Ronald Reagan in February 1981. Quoted by Barbara Honegger, who was present at the meeting. Casey estimated that over 80% of intelligence was based on open public sources like newspapers and magazines; thus, disinforming the Soviets required disinforming the American public. (Source)

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