Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO]

Sharyl Attkisson

Sharyl Attkisson

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO]

A carefully constructed narrative designed to manipulate your opinion…

“In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages.”

Astroturf and manipulation of media messages | Sharyl Attkisson | TEDxUniversity of Nebraska: http://youtu.be/-bYAQ-ZZtEU via @YouTube

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One Response to Astroturf and manipulation of media messages [VIDEO]

  1. Top 10 Astroturfers

    “What’s most successful when it appears to be something it’s not? Astroturf. As in fake grassroots.

    “The many ways that corporations, special interests and political interests of all stripes exploit media and the Internet to perpetuate astroturf is ever-expanding. Surreptitious astroturf methods are now more important to these interests than traditional lobbying of Congress. There’s an entire PR industry built around it in Washington.

    “Below are the top ten astroturfers as viewed by respondents in an informal, non-scientific survey…”

    Continue reading: Top 10 Astroturfers http://sharylattkisson.com/top-10-astroturfers/ via @SharylAttkisson

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