CIA turned to Columbia j-school to help improve internal wire service

Like a live action Twitter feed, the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), for years, had been tasked with the responsibility of collecting and disseminating news and information from countries around the world to the various agents of the U.S. government. But by the late 70s, CIA was having trouble keeping these employees, more compelled by journalistic drive than cloak-and-dagger caper, interested and on top of their games.

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