Propaganda & Mass Persuasion: The Characteristics of Propaganda

Thursday, January 26, 2006

The Characteristics of Propaganda

Propaganda is the manipulation of public opinion, generally by the use of symbols such as flags, monuments, oratory, and publications. Modern propaganda is distinguished from other forms of communication in that it is used to influence a group attitudes on the matter at hand.The meaning of propaganda can be fund on wikepedia.


Blogger A. Mattson said...

One definition can be found on wikipedia. It would be interesting to compare it with other definitions. Does Ellul have a definition?

1/31/2006 12:17 AM  

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