If Truth Be Told About Fake News, Trolls & “Astroturfing”

If Truth Be Told About Fake News, Trolls & “Astroturfing” By Catherine J. Frompovich Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by grassroots participants. — Wikipedia *** The basic tool for manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words. — Philip K. Dick *** A lie told often…

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