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[Latin ‘propagation’]

Persuasive mass communication that filters and frames the issues of the day in a way that strongly favours particular interests; usually those of a government or corporation (compareagenda setting). Also, the intentional manipulation of public opinion through lies, half-truths, and the selective re-telling of history. See alsodisinformation; manufacture of consent; public relations.

http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/bernprop.html Propaganda: Edward Bernays

Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

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