Archive: PROPAGANDA

Propaganda is a one-sided presentation used to persuade an audience. It is used for purposes that may be either good or bad.

Why, then, ’tis none to you, for there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. To me it is a prison.
—Hamlet, Act II, Scene II

Celebrity Fracking Protest: Gasland or La La Land?

Though there are many concerns among groups in the US about hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”), the opinions of some groups are quite polarized and more glaring than others. This article suggests consideration for perspectives not often heard in the ads and news items—those of climate scientists, local landowners, and others most affected by the decisions to advance or curtail gas drilling operations.

The most publicized are the perspectives of celebrities and others who have the wealth to support media advertising and film production. Continue reading Celebrity Fracking Protest: Gasland or La La Land?