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Psychological operations

Marcellus Shale gas drilling spokesmen at an industry conference in Houston said their companies are employing former military counterinsurgency officers and recommended using military-style psychological operations strategies, or psyops, to deal with media inquiries and citizen opposition to drilling in Pennsylvania communities.

Matt Pitzarella, a Range Resources spokesman speaking to other oil and gas industry spokespeople at the conference last week, said the company hires former military psyops specialists who use those skills in Pennsylvania

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Re: Psychological operations

Why not?

The first rule of PhyOps is use the truth. At least in US PhyOps operations.


In the end analysis, PyOps is marketing. Though it is a form of marketing that relies on more detailed and targeted messages.

Pyops has a bad rap due to Hollywood movies and the use of it during WWII by the Germans. Seems it is always the bad guys using it in movies and they always have a "bad" message. In truth, it is effective for many totally and truthful messages.

For business owners that rely on marketing - seek out Army MOS 37F or the former 96F.

Is your position a short term gain - or a long term loss? Separate the issues.
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