To better manufacture consent, U.S. Army soldiers are embedded as intern and fellows at local TV affiliates, along with previously reported newspapers and national outlets.
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David Barstow won a Pulitzer Prize for his report at The New York Times on the Bush Administration’s covert propaganda wing of the Pentagon recruiting retired military analysts to manufacture consent for its policies in the media. Pentagon officials “equivocated on the subject of whether the program has ended”, Brad Jacobson reports at The Raw Story.