‘Always do your own due diligence’

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A research journalist named Sharyl Attkisson discusses the topic of ‘Astroturf‘ in a TED Talk episode that was brought to my attention in a recent documentary about Dr Burzynski .

While Sharyl primarily focuses on its abuse in the medical and political arenas what about Wall Street?

Her talk gives a whole new meaning to the term;

‘Always do your own due diligence’

Sharyl Attkisson

“Astroturf and the manipulation of media messages”

TEDx University of Nevada

P.S. Googling, Wikipedia or an initial Twitter ‘Astroturf’ search might not assist you …. unless you’re looking to redo your lawn.


Published by wiseguy2016

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