Toxic Sludge Is Good for You! Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry

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ISBN-13: 9781567510607
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Publisher: Common Courage Press
Publication date: 7/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748

Common Courage's number one seller blows the lid off of today's multi-billion-dollar propaganda-for-hire PR industry, revealing how public relations wizards concoct and spin the news, organize phony "grassroots" front groups, spy on citizens and conspire with lobbyists and politicians.

Award-winning journalist Mark Dowie is the author of Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century, American Foundations: An Investigative History (both published by the MIT Press), and four other books.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Torches of Liberty
Burning Books Before They're Printed
The Art of the Hustle and the Science of Propaganda
Smokers' Hacks
Spinning the Atom
Spies For Hire
Divide and Conquer
Poisoning the Grassroots
The Sludge Hits the Fan
Silencing Spring
The Torturers' Lobby
All the News That's Fit to Print
Taking Back Your Own Backyard
App. PR Industry Leaders
App. The Clorox PR Crisis Plan
Suggested Reading
Notes
Index

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