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Propaganda Types

Propaganda

information that is spread for the purpose of promoting some cause

Bandwagon

tries to persuade the reader to do, think, or buy something because it is popular or everyone is doing it

Name-calling

a method of propaganda that is an attempt to turn people against and opponent or an idea by using unpleasant labels or descriptions for that person or idea

Glittering Generalities

use of intensely emotionally appealing words so closely associated with highly valued concepts and beliefs that they carry conviction without supporting information or reason

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Plain Folks

attempting to convince the public that one's views reflect those of the common person (for example, using the accent or dialect of a specific audience).

Testimonial

something that recommends (or expresses commendation) of a person or thing as worthy or desirable

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