Top definition
A manufactured controversy, motivated by profit or extreme ideology, that intentionally creates public confusion about an issue that is not in dispute.
Back in the 1960's, tobacco companies created a manufactroversy that there was scientific doubt about whether cigarettes were linked to lung cancer. Now other groups are doing the same thing with evolution, global warming, and AIDs.
by Ru7th April 16, 2008
Mug icon

The Urban Dictionary Mug

One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids.

Buy the mug