Propaganda & Mass Persuasion: CPI and OWI

Monday, February 27, 2006


CPI: “Committee on Public Information, was established under President Woodrow Wilson as an independent agency by Executive order 2594, April 13, 1917. Consisted of George Creel (Chairman) and Secretaries of State (Robert Lansing), War (Lindley M. Garrison), and the Navy (Josephus Daniels) as ex officio members.—wikipedia”

Gorge Creel: Investigative Reporter, writer

OWI: “The United States Office of War Information (OWI) was a U.S. government agency created during World War II to consolidate government information services. Besides coordinating the release of war news for domestic use, the office established an overseas branch which launched a huge information and propaganda campaign abroad.—wikipedia”

Elmer Davis: Journalist, famous Broadcast Reporter at the same level as Edward R. Murrow


Blogger A. Mattson said...

A very good short description of both groups. Thank you.

3/01/2006 10:22 PM  

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