April 15th, 2014 – “Australians for Coal” goes badly wrong

The Minerals Council of Australia (the clue is in the name) launched a campaign where Australians could express just how much they love the black stuff.  Trouble with twitter, is that it’s the engine of snark, as reported by Oliver Milman

Milman, O. 15 April 2014 “Australians for Coal campaign fires up protestors instead of supporters

A Greenpeace bod implied that the industry had at some undisclosed point in the past had values from which it had slipped…

Ritter, D. (2014) #AustraliansForCoal is the latest sign of an industry in values freefall Guardian 15th April

Astro-turf, eh, donchajustloveit…

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