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Re: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns

From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:56:29 -0300
Archived: Sat, 18 Aug 2012 06:32:04 -0400
Subject: Re: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns


>From: Kentaro Mori <kentaro.mori.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:35:29 -0300
>Subject: Re: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns

>>From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:57:20 +0200 (CEST)
>>Subject: Re: Nick Pope And PR Campaigns

>>>From: Kentaro Mori <kentaro.mori.nul>
>>>To: post.nul
>>>Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 07:56:24 -0300
>>>Subject: Re: Pope On Aliens At The Olympics

>>>Nick, why didn't you simply clarify, at the time on this List,
>>>that you were being paid for this PR campaign upon reading this
>>>news clipping with your name on the subject?

<snip>

>>This whole affair is (or should be) a complete non-issue. It
>>only arises because some people read a light-hearted 'what if'
>>feature pegged on the release of a computer game, and somehow
>>managed to convince themselves that the mainstream media was
>>reporting an imminent alien invasion. Amusingly, all the critics
>>claim that they weren't fooled themselves, but say they're
>>getting upset on behalf of those people who were!

>Those fooled believed _you_ were reporting an imminent alien
>invasion. You were aware of them being deceived, you received
>direct inquiries regarding your claims, and yet you let them be
>deceived. Because you were making money.

>And you blame those deceived for being naive. I disagree. You
>took part in deceiving the public. You made money by deceiving
>the public. All for a video game!

Do you really believe the public was deceived by this? Were you?
The Greer followers maybe-but come on. As far as I'm concerned
this is a non-issue.


Don Ledger



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