March 29th, 2017

Surviving Georgia’s producer responds to astro-turfing allegations

The producer of the Australian film Surviving Georgia – which has attracted heat over the weekend for attempting to pass off an anonymous comment on The Guardian‘s website as coming from The Guardian itself – has told Encore that the incident was a mistake on the part of the film’s marketers: When Encore suggested that […]

When astro-turfing goes wrong: Surviving Georgia

Fantastic detective work from Glenn Dunks, who discovered the new (and poorly-received) Australian film Surviving Georgia quotes “TheGuardian.co.uk” as giving the film four stars, when in reality that rating came from a user who posted a comment to The Guardian‘s landing page for the film: “How do they get away with it? The same star […]