Anyone who still doesn't believe that the main stream media is nothing more than a mouthpiece for their corporate owners should look at how they break their necks not to mention Ron Paul, who unlike Michelle Bachman did not hand out 4000 Randy Travis tickets at the Ames straw poll.
The infiltration of the media was one of the CIA's first and most important operation. Dubbed Operation Mockingbird it was also one it's most successful.
Later that year Wisner established Mockingbird, a program to influence foreign media. Wisner recruited Philip Graham from The Washington Post to run the project within the industry. According to Deborah Davis in Katharine the Great; "By the early 1950s, Wisner 'owned' respected members of The New York Times, Newsweek, CBS and other communications vehicles." Wisner referred to this apparatus as a "Mighty Wurlitzer", referencing the theater organ capable of controlling diverse pipes, instruments, and sound effects from a central console.
Wake up, conspiracies have existed for a long time.