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Attkisson: Politicians Use PR Firms to Create Bogus Social Media Accounts to Fake Grassroots

Attkisson: Politicians Use PR Firms to Create Bogus Social Media Accounts to Fake Grassroots

This week on OraTV’s “Politicking,” former CBS investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson explained to host Larry King that a new cottage industry has spring up in Washington D.C. in which politicians, special interest groups and corporations are, “running circles around the media,” by hiring public relation firms to set up bogus Twitter and Facebook accounts to create a false impression of a grass root movement to sway public opinion.

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