“Shut Up!” Causing Librarians to Leave False Reviews to Harm Authors

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“Shut Up!” is causing quite a stir in the library community. They are so desperate for you not to read it they have begun a campaign to leave fake negative reviews on Amazon. Nice going, librarians. Way to stay classy. From HillBuzz:

This is sickening (but thankfully Amazon.com ultimately did something about it).

Members of the ALA Think Tank (a Facebook group that Barbara M. Jones — the former Director of the ALA’s Orwellian-sounding Office for Intellectual Freedom — had used during her tenure to direct ALA members to do her bidding) openly talked about tanking the debut of SHUT UP! The Bizarre War that One Public Library Waged Against the First Amendment by writing negative reviews for the book on Amazon…without ever reading the book or knowing anything substantive about what was in it. Continue Reading…

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