2/22/2005

SourceWatch

SourceWatch (formerly called the "Disinfopedia") is a collaborative project to produce a directory of public relations firms, think tanks, industry-funded organizations, and industry-friendly experts that work to influence public opinion and public policy on behalf of corporations, governments and special interests. Sponsored by the Center for Media and Democracy, SourceWatch was started in February 2003 and contributors are now working on 6470 articles. The topic list includes: case studies of deceptive PR campaigns, corporate PR campaigns, criticisms of PR, front groups, industry-friendly experts, industry-funded organizations, propaganda techniques, public relations associations/firms, think tanks, and war propaganda. Great sections on groups that shill for Social Security privatization, environmental deregulation, etc.

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