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Conservatives in a "Message Box"

posted by Geordie Geography: Canada Topics: elections, media, Conservatives, deception

December 1, 2008

Conservatives in a "Message Box"

For those, not up to speed in politico-speak, a "message box" is a carefully crafted set of talking points which political parties and others use to get a specific message out in the media.

While the Canadian press found out in March "that the Conservatives Party was scripting call-in responses for supporters to read out on the air," the Globe and Mail has learned through a leaked e-mail that Conservatives are doing it again.


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