Types of Propaganda

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Propaganda

information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation.

Name Calling

the use of abusive names to belittle or humiliate another person in a political campaign, an argument.

Glittering Generalities

Using vague words or ideas to make something acceptable

Transfer

Associating a person or idea with something everyone thinks is good.

Testimonial

Getting a well-known person to endorse another person, product or idea.

Card-stacking

Showing only the good side of anything.

Bandwagon

convincing people that everyone else is doing the same thing

Plain folks

Candidates going out of their way to appear to be 'just like us.

Half-truths

using a germ of easily perceived truth makes the validity of the entire package more acceptable.

Loaded words

using words whose connotation is generally accepted by the audience as positive (or negative) in order to create a subconscious association.

Picture-perfect

creating a photograph or drawing which either literally or inferentially presents the desired image.

Self-appeal

selling an idea based on human desires for such things as safety, comfort, acceptability, pleasure, security, religious or philosophical ideals, health, personal appearance or beauty, sex appeal, or social status.

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