Archive for November 2006
Noam Shalit, father of abducted Israeli soldier Giald Shalit, visited Palestinian civilians wounded in the botched artillery bombardment of Beit Hanun, who are being treated at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv. Mr. Shalit called on the government to negotiate with the Palestinians in order bring an end to the violence.
In June 2006, the broadcast PR firm Medialink Worldwide put out a video news release (VNR) titled, “Global Warming and Hurricanes: All Hot Air?”. Medialink forgot to mention that this bit of science was sponsored by ExxonMobile. Are you watching the news, or is this a corporate brainwasher? http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=06/11/14/15182
I love their copyright notice:
This album is free for all to download, and we just ask one simple thing. Please make copies for all your friends and ask them to do the same, and so on and so forth. You are our publicity, our promotion, our distribution and our friends. Please help us spread the word of The Bastard Fairies by sharing our music for free.
The music is pretty cool too.
And, to top it all, they’re promotion geniuses: