Look, they don't control the media, but they do have story drops and an agent at the big media outlets. It's national security, so they say.
Problem is, there aren't enough CIA agents to control everything - they keep secrets out and drop in certain stories they need played.
Yes, most people are completely unaware of that, even though it has been reported in the MSM every now and then in a such a way that anyone paying attention should catch on.
Your problem is you exaggerrate as much as the libtard sensational press.