Astroturfing: Manipulating the Truth of ‘Truthers’

:by Sharyl Attkisson Consider this fictitious example that’s inspired by real life: say you’re watching the news, and you see a story about a new study on the cholesterol-lowering drug called cholextra. The study says cholextra is so effective that doctors should consider prescribing it to adults and even children who don’t yet have high cholesterol. Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 822 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

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