Propaganda plays on human emotions—fear, hope, anger, frustration, sympathy—to direct audiences toward the desired goal. In the deepest sense, propaganda is a mind game — the skillful propagandist exploits people’s fears and prejudices. Successful propaga
Propaganda can serve as a form of political and social warfare to identify and vilify opponents. It can call into question the legitimacy, credibility, accuracy, and even the character of one’s opponents and their ideas.
Effective propaganda conveys messages, themes, and language that appeal directly, and many times exclusively, to specific and distinct groups within a population. Propagandists may appeal to you as a member of a family, or your racial or ethnic identity,
Propaganda may use accurate and truthful information, or half-truths, opinions, lies and falsehoods. Successful propaganda tells simple stories that are familiar and trusted, often using metaphors, imagery and repetition to make them seem natural or "true
Trump lashed out at a reporter demanding answers about COVID-19 after the president played a ‘propaganda-like’ sizzle reel of his admin’s response to the pandemic pic.twitter.com/nbaQY0YCAi— NowThis (@nowthisnews) April 14, 2020
Trump lashed out at a reporter demanding answers about COVID-19 after the president played a ‘propaganda-like’ sizzle reel of his admin’s response to the pandemic pic.twitter.com/nbaQY0YCAi
Trump’s Coronavirus response is the world’s worst. pic.twitter.com/VOfEYqJT8E— LiA (@LibsInAmerica) April 3, 2020
Trump’s Coronavirus response is the world’s worst. pic.twitter.com/VOfEYqJT8E