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Sharyl Attkisson – Astroturf & Manipulation Of Media Messages

Source: TedXTalks
April 2, 2019

In this eye-opening talk provided in the video below, 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. 269 more words

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Fund review - AXA WF Framlington Women Empowerment Class

Disclaimer – This is just like my opinion dude

AXA WF Framlington Women Empowerment Class

You might think “Oh great a fund with women empowerment in the title, it must be RAD!” … 146 more words

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Mind Your Mind: Dissecting Astroturf

Above is an interesting piece of astroturf a friend of mine received a few days ago via WhatsApp. There are a couple of things about this that immediately make me question whether this is “fake news.” 895 more words


The Lobby – USA

The Lobby – USA, a four-part undercover investigation by Al Jazeera into Israel’s covert influence campaign in the United States.

The film was made by Al Jazeera during 2016 and was completed in October 2017. 124 more words

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Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Transparency should be the basis for effective issue management, especially when it comes to who’s paying the bills. How a campaign is funded not only needs to… 559 more words

Reputation Risk


*Just a gentle note, this review may contain small spoilers* 615 more words


In other news from the Goolag, if you’ve been following the battle over the European Parliament’s passing of the new Copryight Directive, one of the core group of Members of the European Parliament who helped get the legislation passed was the Green Party’s Helga Truepel.  

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