2017-07-17 03:20:59 UTC
Arthur C. Clarke wrote the short story "Publicity Campaign",
in 1953. I read it in the book, collection of his short stories,
"Tales from Planet Earth".
Just previously, I had read "If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth..."
which was sad, but left one with at least a bit of optimism for
the human species returning to Earth, this one was just frustrating
Here are a few things to read about it:
Variety SF: Arthur C. Clarke's "Publicity Campaign": Scared humans ...
Oct 17, 2007 - Arthur C. Clarke's "Publicity Campaign": Scared humans
turn benevolent aliens to malevolent ones! This short 2-part piece of
humor has very ...
(humor??? I guess I just was not in a proper mood!)
Publicity Campaign (London Evening News, 1953) by Arthur C. Clarke ...
Rating: 3 - 4 votes
Publicity Campaign has 4 ratings and 2 reviews: Published 1953 by London
If you wish to hear it, here is a youtube with it being read:
Arthur C Clark Collected Stories 3 19 Publicity Campaign 10:20 seconds