Toxic Sludge Is Good for You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry
Sure, many of us in this modern world are cynical. The most cynical may even suspect that the news is manipulated and massaged by sponsors, that corporations act in their best interests, that political campaigns are determined not by votes, but by bucks, and that we don't get "all the news that's fit to print" but instead, "all the news that gets the ink". But even the most media-savvy amongst you will be awed by the behind-the-scenes descriptions of the Public Relations industry in action so masterfully described in this book. If you want your eyes to be opened, open them upon the pages of this book. But remember: there are some very important people counting on you, and they really would prefer that you didn't ever hear about this book, much less buy it. Find out more about their work for the Center for Media and Democracy at www prwatch.
Skip to main content. September 25, The Center for Media and Democracy. Food Safety. Chapter Eight: The Sludge Hits the Fan "The major public acceptance barrier which surfaced in all the case studies is the widely held perception of sewage sludge as malodorous, disease causing or otherwise repulsive.