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Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies (2019)

Academics, public relations experts, and satirists of various kinds describe the history and nature of propaganda.

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Larry Weinstein

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David Mortin (Written by), Andrew Edmonds (Written by)
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In a world where access to media is unprecedented, the global conversation around the propagation of information, "alternative facts" and "fake news" has never been more heated. As media outlets become increasingly polarized, and as social media rules information feeds, where does propaganda come into play? How is it influencing changes in the world order? Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies demystifies the predominant means and methods of propagandist persuasion that have been employed by those seeking power. It explores and analyzes the present day landscape and contextualizes it by looking back at key epochs of history when propaganda defined nations and kept populations in check. From ancient cave drawings, to the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, to the unbridled stabs of Twitter, every form of media has been exploited in order to sway, awe and intimidate. The intellect is relegated to a distant second place to raw emotion that is fueled by sinister threats and unrealistic promises...

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English

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28 April 2019 (Canada) See more »

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