Media Influence and Misinformation

An example of how disinformation becomes reality from the WashingtonPost.

A White House official said last night the administration was confident that press reports changed bin Laden's behavior. CIA spokesman Tom Crispell declined to comment, saying the question involves intelligence sources and methods.

The article demonstrates how OBL's use of a cell / satellite phone was in the public domain before 9/11 and before the "press blew the lid".