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MERCHANTS OF DOUBT (2015)

Critics Consensus: Merchants of Doubt is a thought-provoking documentary assembled with energy and style, even if it doesn't dig as deep as it could.
RottenTomatoes.com
added Mar 9, 2015 15:29
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Movie Review: Doc Merchants of Doubt Will Infuriate You

I still wonder how someone with even half a soul can make a career of advocating for people who spew lethal misinformation….It’s also the question raised by Robert Kenner’s lucid documentary Merchants of Doubt, which ... also charts the maneuvers and coun
Vulture (New York Magazine)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:44
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[Australia, France] GEMMELL: Smoking has become a public declaration of stupidity

I was struck by how many people still smoke, huddling outside buildings in the freezing cold as if they’ve got huge invisible signs on their foreheads shouting “company loser”....Several girlfriends have recently taken up smoking again after decades of a
The Australian (au)
added Mar 8, 2015 23:56
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MERCHANTS OF DOUBT SHOWS HOW CORPORATE LIES INFECT OUR MINDS, FROM TOBACCO TO CLIMATE CHANGE

This material might be familiar to Frontline viewers and readers of serious magazines, but Kenner's telling of the stories proves independently dramatic: It's heartening to hear Chicago Tribune reporters Patricia Callahan and Sam Roe dish about exposing
LA Weekly
added Mar 8, 2015 15:38
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Doubt over climate science is a product with an industry behind it

sow doubt and discredit science to maintain industry profits was one honed by the tobacco industry... Among the many thousands of documents, is Bad Science: A Resource Book – described in Merchants of Doubt as a “how-to handbook for fact fighters”. Produ
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 7, 2015 18:46
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[Alabama] From the Archives: Where’s the Spirit of Selma Now?

By 1840, Selma was the heart of Alabama’s booming cotton economy… If slaves were discovered away from their homes without written permission from their owners, they might be punished by 39 lashes; if found smoking a cigar or pipe on the streets, or carryi
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2015 13:37
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Decades Of Hallmark Cards Come To Life Virtually With The Launch Of eCards "Time Machine" Hallmark opens up the vaults to create virtual greetings from decades past

Hallmark Cards has cracked open its century-old archives. Hallmark eCards' new web experience, called "Time Machine,".... Smoking was more common, if the "up in smoke" birthday card (1950s) is any indication.
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2015 16:37
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KILL THE BASTARD: THE MONEY BACKING THE OBAMACARE SUPREME COURT CASE

Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was founded in 1984, backed by tobacco companies and other corporate and foundation funders. It ran tobacco disinformation campaigns in the 1980s while the industry faced growing government regulation and private law
Washington Spectator
added Mar 5, 2015 11:14
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Review: ‘Merchants of Doubt,’ Separating Science From Spin

“Merchants of Doubt” links cigarettes and climate — with a fascinating and troubling detour into an investigation by The Chicago Tribune of the flame-retardant industry — by noting that both the playbook and many of the players are the same.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2015 10:41
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[Rhode Island] RI’s indoor smoking ban marks 10 years

“We are celebrating 10 years of protecting Rhode Islanders from secondhand smoke,” said Karina Holyoak Wood, director of Tobacco Free Rhode Island. “We are happy to see that 10 years later we have a healthier state.” One person very happy to see a healt
Cranston (RI) Herald
added Mar 4, 2015 18:00
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