Real fake news – How it’s made
Half a billion spent on this one program
A Pentagon production
Here’s the inside story on just one fake news operation from someone who worked in it.
Not CNN or Fox, the US government ran this one.
Total budget: Half a billion dollars (with a ‘b’)
The Independent (UK) ran this story:
“A former contractor for a UK-based public relations firm says that the Pentagon paid more than half a billion dollars for the production and dissemination of fake Al-Qaeda videos that portrayed the insurgent group in a negative light.”