The latest propaganda move of the Chinese to control our media. But let us not forget what happened during the fading halcyon days of the Obama administration.
Apparently Jeff Sessions is still down Mexico way looking for gang bangers since Rosenstein had to take care of this business.
The Justice Department probe into the radio deal reflects stepped up efforts by the administration to counter foreign influence operations.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced last month that both the department and FBI are targeting foreign disinformation and influence operations, through prosecutions, counterintelligence operations, and other legal measures.
“Influence operations are a form of information warfare,” Rosenstein said during a security conference in Colorado. “Covert propaganda and disinformation are among the primary weapons.”
Recall during the waning days of the Obama administration we had this:
October 22, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on September 29th did something worse than give up control of the Internet. They voted unanimously to put America’s entire broadcast industry on the fast track to a foreign takeover by Chinese, Russian or Muslim Brotherhood front corporations.
This new FCC rule gives foreign interests the long sought-after tools they need to shape U.S. public opinion and to censor the opposition.
Once a foreign corporation scoops up a media business, such as a chain of radio stations, it can eliminate national and local programming and substitute its own government’s propaganda. That means that conservative talkers could find themselves off the air[…]
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