Diane Farsetta

Diane Farsetta is the Center for Media and Democracy's senior researcher.

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Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Water: The Newest Wave of Corporate 'Social Responsibility'
Even critics of World Water Week, held annually in Stockholm, Sweden, agree that it's an important forum where thousands of people working on water issues share information.
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Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Pentagon Propaganda Gets a Pass
Is there a difference between covert propaganda and secretive campaigns to shape public opinion on controversial issues? The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) apparently thinks that there is.
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Friday, May 08, 2009
Pentagon Rejects Its Own Pundit Program Whitewash
The continuing saga of the Pentagon pundit program just keeps getting curiouser and curiouser, as Alice in Wonderland might say.
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Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Corporate Think Tank Dives into Water Policy
In May 2008, the major law firm Hunton & Williams launched the Water Policy Institute (WPI), a think tank -esque, industry-supported consortium formed "to address water supply, quality and use issues,
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Friday, March 27, 2009
Nuclear Industry Targets State Laws
Wisconsin law sets two conditions that must be met before new nuclear power plants can be built in the state. One is that there must be "a federally licensed facility" for high-level nuclear waste. In addition, the proposed nuclear plant "must be economically advantageous to ratepayers."
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Monday, February 02, 2009
Debating the Ban on Domestic Propaganda
"I want to make sure that we strengthen prohibitions against domestic covert propaganda campaigns aimed essentially at breaking down the Constitutional barriers between who controls policy and who makes war," stressed Representative Paul Hodes .
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