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The Resource Trust us, we're experts! : how industry manipulates science and gambles with your future, Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber

Trust us, we're experts! : how industry manipulates science and gambles with your future, Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber

Label
Trust us, we're experts! : how industry manipulates science and gambles with your future
Title
Trust us, we're experts!
Title remainder
how industry manipulates science and gambles with your future
Statement of responsibility
Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In Trust Us, We're Experts! journalists Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber unmask the sneaky and widespread methods industry uses to influence opinion through bogus reports, doctored data, and manufactured facts. Rampton and Stauber show how corporations and public relations firms have seized upon remarkable new ways of exploiting your trust to get you to buy what they have to sell: letting you hear their pitch from a neutral third party, such as a professor or a pediatrician or a soccer mom or a watchdog group." "The problem is, these third parties are usually anything but neutral. They have been handpicked, cultivated, and meticulously packaged in order to make you believe what they say. In many cases, they have been paid handsomely for their "opinions."" -- Book jacket
Cataloging source
BKL
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1957-
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Rampton, Sheldon
Index
index present
LC call number
HD59.6.U6
LC item number
R35 2002
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
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Stauber, John C.
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  • Industrial publicity
  • Corporations
  • Public relations consultants
  • Public relations firms
  • Expertise
  • Endorsements in advertising
  • Deceptive advertising
  • Risk perception
  • Consumer protection
  • Business ethics
Label
Trust us, we're experts! : how industry manipulates science and gambles with your future, Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The age of illusion -- The third man -- The birth of spin -- Deciding what you'll swallow -- Risky business -- Dying for a living -- Packaging the beast -- Preventing precaution -- Attack of the killer potatoes -- The expertise industry -- The best science money can buy -- The junkyard dogs -- Global warming is good for you -- Questioning authority
Control code
ocm49209157
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9781585421398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Trust us, we're experts! : how industry manipulates science and gambles with your future, Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The age of illusion -- The third man -- The birth of spin -- Deciding what you'll swallow -- Risky business -- Dying for a living -- Packaging the beast -- Preventing precaution -- Attack of the killer potatoes -- The expertise industry -- The best science money can buy -- The junkyard dogs -- Global warming is good for you -- Questioning authority
Control code
ocm49209157
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
360 p.
Isbn
9781585421398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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