We have now seen a number of examples of
propaganda and persuasion in the media. We have looked at a
number of different propaganda
techniques, and have read in BLUR a framework for
investigating and analyzing news media.
For this assignment, you choose a propaganda situation and present
an analysis including:
-Define the propaganda situation (what, where, when, who, how,
-Tell an interesting story about the propaganda situation.
-Explain what propaganda
techniques were used by whom.
-Explain who was the target audience.
-Was the propaganda campaign successful? If so why, if not,
Please create a handout for the audience (can be a web page
online, or a paper handout).
Present your case study in an 8-10 minute informational talk to