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Crowds on Demand Paid $25 per Hour for Protesters

  • Published on Aug 17, 2017
    Good morning, I’m still reporting on: Crowds on Demand Paid $25 per hour for Protesters, 1759.
    Synopsis: A Los Angeles PR firm called “Crowds on Demand” solicited what ZeroHedge is calling “agitators in counterprotests” in the Charlotte, NC area and offered a pay rate of $25/hr plus expenses. This ad for paid protesters was posted on Craigslist almost one full week before the Charlottesville riot.

    “Crowds on Demand, a Los Angeles-based Public Relations firm specializing in innovative events, is looking for enthusiastic actors and photographers in the Charlotte, NC area to participate in our events.”

    “Our events include everything from rallies to protests, to celebrity scenes. The biggest qualification is enthusiasm, a can-do spirit. Pay will vary by event but typically is $25 per hour plus reimbursements….”

    Their website has a page devoted to sourcing for Protests and Rallies. They gave an example of their fake supporter crowds influencing positive MSM coverage.

    “A foreign government hired Crowds on Demand to help generate a positive reception for its newly elected leader during the UN General Assembly. The concern was ensuring that the leader was well received by a US ….

    “We created demonstrations of support with diverse crowds. We also used the media – primarily local and national outlets – to bring more attention to these demonstrations which led to a mostly positive portrayal.”

    The CEO of Crowds on Demand denied to Snopes that they had any involvement in the Charlottesville protests. Website:

    Protests and Rallies
    Your home for Protests, Rallies, Audiences, PR Stunts, and Celebrity Events.

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