Trust Us, We're Experts: How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles With Your Future

Author:
Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber
Publisher:
Tarcher/Putnam
Category:
General

Rampton, associate editor, PR Watch Center for Media and Democracy, and his co-author, founder and director of the organization, have written a book with which most science writers will identify. They point out that public relations firms and corporations know well how to exploit our trust to get us to buy what they have to sell: Let us hear it from a neutral third party, like a professor or a pediatrician or a soccer mom or a watchdog group.

Jan. 1, 2002

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