Astroturfing

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Astroturfing: Wikipedia article
Article
Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g. political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is sup...
Tea Party's fake protestors for Big Sugar against Florida Everglades
Tickell, Oliver
Article
2015
The Tea Party of Miami put up a convincing demo last week to oppose a 'land grab' that would see 46,000 acres of sugar farm land restored for Everglades conservation. Just one problem - the 'protestor...