Talk:Manufactured controversy

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Confusing section[edit]

I removed the following section from the article because the information is presented in a way that is very confusing to readers. It's not clear which are real controversies and which are examples of manufactured controversies. The entire section needs to be completely overhauled. Cgingold (talk) 02:24, 27 March 2014 (UTC)

Prominent examples

Examples of controversies that have been labeled manufactured controversies:

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference Attie was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference Ceccarelli was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference Michaels_.26_Monforton was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ State of Denial Turkey Spends Millions to Cover Up Armenian Genocide. Intelligence Report, Summer 2008, Issue Number: 130. [1]
  5. ^ "Vaccines & Autism: A Deadly Manufactroversy", Harriet Hall, Skeptic Magazine, Vol. 15, number 2, June 3, 2009
  6. ^ Michaels D, Monforton C, Lurie P (2006). "Selected science: an industry campaign to undermine an OSHA hexavalent chromium standard". Environ Health 5: 5. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-5-5. PMC 1402271. PMID 16504102. 

Chart needed[edit]

                          Special interests
                  Lobby group, institute, think tank
                        Opposition research 
                          Echo  |    Echo     
                Front groups, blogs, bloggers, operatives
                       |Chamber |   Chamber   |
                       |        |             |
               Media, opinion pieces, editorials, columnists
                      Manufactured controversy