Viral Tedx Talk: How Online 'Astroturfing' Hides Truth & Why Wikipedia Can Be Unreliable

  • by: Alan Duke
Viral Tedx Talk: How Online 'Astroturfing' Hides Truth & Why Wikipedia Can Be Unreliable

Former CBS reporter Sheryl Attkinsson delivers a Tedx Talk about how the pharmaceutical industry and other corporate interests manipulate what you see, hear and read in the media. If you have 10 minutes to learn something really important, watch it:

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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