Now more than ever, it's a good time to revisit my TedX talk on Astroturf and Media Manipulation. Check it out! Click the image below, or if the image doesn't show, just click this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bYAQ-ZZtEU
What hidden forces control the information we see online-- and how? You may think you know, but you likely can't imagine how pervasive it is. Watch our investigative report from Full Measure at the links below. (Two parts.) #Wikipedia #Snopes #FakeNews #Astroturf #Propaganda #Gab #AndrewTorba http://fullmeasure.news/news/cover-story/sum-of-all-knowledge-part-1 http://fullmeasure.news/news/cover-story/sum-of-knowledge-part-2
Snopes propaganda article by Alex Kasprak debunks claims that were never made and uses one-sided references as its sources— other propagandists— without disclosing their vaccine industry ties.
This article first posted in February of 2014 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 […]