Book Report on "Toxic Sludge Is Good For You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry"
"Toxic Sludge is Good for You: Lies, Damn Lies and the Public Relations Industry" by John Stauber exposes environmentally destructive practices and propaganda used in the public relations industry.
Don Fitz of Gateway Green Alliance reviews the book "Toxic Sludge is Good for You" and summarizes the arguments that author John Stauber makes about the public relations industry and how it dominates what we think about issues.
The book discusses tactics of "bottom line journalism" and "video news release" as well as other ways in which information is transferred from corporations to the public.
Stauber specifically discusses the relationship between press and activists, and uses the example of the management of sludge in New York.