Trust Us, We're Experts PA How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future

ISBN-10: 1585421391

ISBN-13: 9781585421398

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sheldon Rampton, John Stauber

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The book that unmasks the sneaky and widespread methods industry uses to influence opinion through bogus experts, doctored data, and manufactured facts. "Finally a long-overdue exposé of the shenanigans and subterfuge that lie behind the making of experts in America." (Jeremy Rifkin) "If you want to know how the world wags, and who's wagging it, here's your answer." (Bill Moyers) "Meticulously researched . . . Rampton and Stauber's documentation of PR campaigns proves that they are the real 'experts.' " (Brill's Content) AUTHOBIO: John Stauber is the founder and director of the Center for Media & Democracy. He and Sheldon Rampton write and edit the quarterly PR Watch: Public Interest Reporting on the PR/Public Affairs Industry.
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List price: $15.95
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface: The Smell Test
The Age of Illusion
The Third Man
The Birth of Spin
Deciding What You'll Swallow
Risky Business
Dying for a Living
Packaging the Beast
Preventing Precaution
Attack of the Killer Potatoes
The Expertise Industry
The Best Science Money Can Buy
The Junkyard Dogs
Global Warming Is Good For You
Questioning Authority
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