background: “Psyops personnel, soldiers and officers, have been working in CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta through our programme ‘Training With Industry’. They worked as regular employees of CNN. Conceivably, they would have worked on stories during the Kosovo war. They helped in the production of news.” (Abe de Vries “U.S. Army ‘Psyops’ Specialists Worked for CNN,” Trouw, February 21, 2000 )
“CNN has always maintained a close relationship with the Pentagon. Getting access to top military officials is a necessity for a network that stakes its reputation on being first on the ground during wars and other military operations.” (“Why Were Government Propaganda Experts Working On News At CNN?,” FAIR Action Alert, March 27, 2000)
more here on past use of PSY OPS on Americans is highlighted in Human Resources Documentary…
todays news: via BuzzFeed Politics
Propaganda that was supposed to target foreigners could now be aimed at Americans, reversing a longstanding policy. “Disconcerting and dangerous”.