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The Washington Post conspiracy is that The Post serves as a disinformation platform in Big media, usually in favor of the political left.

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In 1933, Eugene Meyer took control of the Post, a major American daily newspaper published in Washington, D.C. Meyer transferred ownership to his daughter Katharine and her husband, Philip Graham, after World War II, when he was appointed by Harry S. Truman to serve as the first president of the World Bank. Meyer had been "a Wall Street banker, director of President Wilson's War Finance Corporation, a governor of the Federal Reserve System, and director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation".

Philip Graham, Meyer's successor, had been in US military intelligence during the war. When he became the Post's publisher, he continued to have close contact with his fellow upper-class intelligence veterans–now making policy at the newly formed CIA – and actively promoted the CIA's goals in his newspaper. After Graham committed suicide, and his widow Katharine assumed the role of publisher, she continued her husband's policies of supporting the efforts of the intelligence community in advancing the foreign policy and economic agenda of the nation's ruling elites. In a retrospective column written after her own death, FAIR analyst Norman Solomon wrote, "Her newspaper mainly functioned as a helpmate to the war-makers in the White House, State Department and Pentagon." It accomplished this function (and continues to do so) using all the classic propaganda techniques of evasion, confusion, misdirection, targeted emphasis, disinformation, secrecy, omission of important facts, and selective leaks.

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