Week 4 -- Waterstram

Week 4 -- Waterstram - Make a soldier seem god-like Long...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/6/09 War of the Words A Brief Look at the Propaganda of WW II Images from Carcino.gen.nz and Superpunch blogs, respectively
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10/6/09 Propaganda A means of influencing large groups. Acquired a negative connotation following the widespread use globally during the World Wars (U.S. Dept of Defense, http://www.au.af.mil/info-ops/influence.htm#propaganda) Uses themes and archetypes (rastko.org) Highly subjective; goal-driven (Dept of Defense, http://www.au.af.mil/info-ops/influence.htm#propaganda) Uses misleading arguments, half-truths, outright lies to achieve communication goals Used for psychological warfare (JUSPAO documentation, www.vietnam.ttu.edu)
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10/6/09 The Purpose of Propaganda Affect morale Both positively and negatively, civilian and military What impact does increased or decreased morale have on…? Raise patriotic enthusiasm for conflict Spanish-American War, the USS Maine What are some modern efforts to raise patriotic enthusiasm? Recruitment
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Unformatted text preview: Make a soldier seem god-like Long anthropological history of soldiers seeking immortality, dying in battle, etc Affect behavior change Inform the public of necessary behaviors: 10/6/09 Forms of Propaganda Propaganda can take many forms, but the most common are: Pamphlets, leaflets, posters Parades, architecture, and displays of power Scientific papers Mass media outlets: radio, television, periodicals Revisionism 10/6/09 Japanese Propaganda www.2bangkokcom 10/6/09 Japanese Propaganda Airminded.org and english.peopledaily.com.cn 10/6/09 German Propaganda Kcl.ac.uk 10/6/09 German Propoganda Schutzstaffel propaganda: Ssrelics.net and militaryissue.com 10/6/09 Russian Propaganda Greyfalcon.us 10/6/09 U.S. Propaganda hoosierpundit.blogspot.com and www3.eou.edu 10/6/09 U.S. Propaganda Northwestern.edu 10/6/09 Summary What is propaganda? What is the purpose of propaganda? What are some forms of propaganda?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course STOC 2552 taught by Professor Pompper,donalyn during the Spring '09 term at Temple.

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