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Published on Feb 6, 2015 by TEDx Talks

In this eye-opening talk, veteran investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson shows how astroturf, or fake grassroots movements funded by political, corporate, or other special interests very effectively manipulate and distort media messages.

Funny Sharyl Attkisson mentioned Wikipedia (actually it’s not), I had a disagreement several years back with Wikipedia after finding an error on something posted there circa the Civil Rights era.  Wikipedia considered my recount of events not credible in spite of my being at the specific location at the time.

While not all but much of the information on Wikipedia is revisionist history.