The FACES of Coal Are Actually Clip Art

"The new coal industry front group 'FACES' has yet to come forward with a list of their members. Well, thanks to a few new-media gumshoes, including Appalachian Voices’ Jamie Goodman and our friends at DeSmogBlog, we’ve learned that not only is FACES hosted by a K-Street firm called Adfero, but all of the FACES of coal are actually ... iStockphotos. They couldn’t even get real photos of their supporters."

JW Randolph reports for Grist August 27, 2009.

See Also:

"Big Coal Launching Another PR Campaign" (Coal Tattoo/Charleston Gazette)

"Who Are the Faces Behind FACES of Coal?" (Grist)

"OUTED" (Huffington Post)

Appalachian Voices Front Porch blog

Source: Grist, 08/28/2009