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Astroturf refers to grassroots groups or coalitions which are actually fake, often created by corporations or public relations firms. When an individual creates a fake identity for similar purposes this is known as a [[Sock puppet]].
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[[Astroturf]] refers to grassroots groups or coalitions which are actually fake, often created by corporations or public relations firms. When an individual creates a fake identity for similar purposes this is known as a [[Sock puppet]].
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==Examples of Astroturf==
 
==Examples of Astroturf==
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*[[Citizens for Access to the Arts]]
 
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==External resources==
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==Resources==
 
*Andy Gittzlitz, [http://www.salon.com/2013/04/14/i_was_a_political_astroturfer/ I was a political astroturfer], Salon, 14 April 2013
 
*Andy Gittzlitz, [http://www.salon.com/2013/04/14/i_was_a_political_astroturfer/ I was a political astroturfer], Salon, 14 April 2013
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==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
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Revision as of 19:07, 20 March 2015

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Astroturf refers to grassroots groups or coalitions which are actually fake, often created by corporations or public relations firms. When an individual creates a fake identity for similar purposes this is known as a Sock puppet.


Examples of Astroturf


Resources


Notes