BigCityLib Strikes Back: Who Funds Ontario Anti-Wind Groups?

An interesting ad from the Scarborough Mirror: I’ve sent them the stuff I did a couple years ago about possible connections between the group  Wind Concerns Ontario and the Power Workers Union (PWU).  In chronological order, this one, this one, and this one.  There’s the email if anyone has more.

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Interesting Timing

 The PWU winds up its stealth social media campaign–employing Flogs and fake citizens–against the Green Energy Act, and a week later John LaForet resigns as president of Wind Concerns Ontario.

BigCityLib Strikes Back: PWU (Power Workers Union) Winds Down Social Networking Campaign

 …kills their Flogs, fires their Facebook pseuds.  Congrats to Mike De Souza from PostMedia for doing the digging on this story.  I’d visited Enviralment years ago and figured it was too clean and corporate to be a real blog, but had never figured out just who was behind it.   Good on Mike D for finding out. I’ve also been informed ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: MTHIRTY Pulls Down Another Fake Enviro-Blog

MTHIRTY is the marketing firm behind the PWU’s (Power Workers Union) social media campaign against the McGuinty Green Energy Act.  Part of this campaign involved creating a number of fake blogs touting the PWU’s stance on AGW and sustainable energy.  Yesterday evening, two of these, Enviralment and Envirogy, went down for “maintenance” and have not come ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Power Workers Union Rethinking "Social Media" Campaign?

oth their fake blogs, Enviralment and Envirogy are “undergoing scheduled maintenance”.  We’ll see for how long, and what comes out the other side. Background here.h/t Scott in the comments.