The River Club: Truth is the biggest casualty in a propaganda war

14 DEC 2021 —

There’s a war going on out there. In addition to the assaults on the environment and heritage, there’s also a propaganda war. And truth is the main casualty. While the earthmoving equipment is busy destroying the integrity of the Riverine Valley, the developers are desperately seeking to refashion the public narrative because the public is not buying their arguments. In a series of articles, the developer’s spokespersons have attacked opponents of the development, claiming without any credible evidence that we are misinforming the public – a claim we debunked in Business Live on 20 July 2021 and in the Daily Maverick on 25 August 2021 with a clear set of arguments based on publicly verifiable sources…