International Journal of Inactivism (now supplanted by Decoding SwiftHack)

2009/09/26

Best 'grassroots' campaign ever

Filed under: astroturf,climate cranks and climate inactivists — stepanovich @ 05:40

cite as: F. Bi. 2009. Best ‘grassroots’ campaign ever. Intl. J. Inact., 2:88

DeSmogBlog recently mentioned a message broadcast by a group called “America’s Power Army” regarding the US’s climate change bill, asking people to lobby for pro-coal loopholes in the bill. The web page’s style sheet makes use of images from the web page of a PR firm, the Hawthorn Group; and the message itself was signed by Suzanne Hammelman, who happens to be Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of Hawthorn, although for some reason she decided not to mention that in the message. What’s more, the America’s Power Army web site is registered to another PR firm, Triad Communications, Inc. (Why two PR firms, not one? Good question.) [cached: 1, 2, 3, 4]

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  1. […] inactivist web sites. Besides incorporating the recent information on the web sites surrounding the America’s Power Army, the Prague Network, and the Heritage Foundation’s overcriminalized.com, it also includes, […]

    Pingback by You are in a twisting little maze of think-tanks, all different: a new interesting finding « International Journal of Inactivism — 2009/11/14 @ 08:53 | Reply


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