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#3 Propaganda, Media & Mind Control review

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Obesity Article
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Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow and his "boys"
- set investigate standard
- "paint a picture with words"
creates TV documentary
- tries to expose McCarthy
World War II reporting
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Hollywood Ten
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Walter Cronkite
- 1st news "anchor"
- pre- eminent figure
- discusses JFK assassination
Civil Rights coverage
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The Pentagon Papers
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Daniel Ellsberg
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NY Times v. US ('71)
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Watergate
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New Journalism
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Gonzo Journalism
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Public Broadcast Act '67
cross btw literature and journalism
- 1st person accounts
- Tom Wolfe- Electric Kool Aid Acid test
- Truman Capote- In Cold Blood
80s change: deregulation
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80s change: mergers
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80s change: cable
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80s change: magazines
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Nixon & media
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Reagan & media
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Gulf War coverage
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CNN/FOX
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Fairness Doctrine
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Propaganda Techniques: Name calling
creates fear and prejudice to create an unfavorable opinion or hatred against a groups, beliefs, ideas or institutions
Propaganda Techniques: Glittering Generalities
employ vague, sweeping statements using language held by the audience w/o providing support, information or reason.
Propaganda Techniques: Transfer
Used to carry over the authority and approval of something we respect and revere to something the protagonist would have us accept
Propaganda Techniques: Testimonial
To associate a respected person or someone with experience to endorse a product by giving their approval in hopes that people will follow their example
Propaganda Techniques: Plain Folks
Convince the audience that the spokesperson is from humble origins, someone they can trust or who has similar interests
Propaganda Techniques: Card Stacking
Making one side sound better by only saying things about that side
Propaganda Techniques: Bandwagon
Persuade the audience to follow the crowd
- creates impression of widespread support
World War II propaganda
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World War II propaganda: programs
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World War II propaganda: internment
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Government & media in WWII
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Entertainment TV
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Entertainment TV: role in family life
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Entertainment TV: early values reinforced
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Entertainment TV: breakthroughs
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Entertainment TV: effect
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Advertising
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Advertising: live ads v. recorded
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Advertising: Chevy "Graduation" Ad
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Advertising: using "American Dreams"
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Political Ads
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Political Ads: Emotion
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Political Ads: Persuasion
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Political Ads: Truth
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Political Ads: Style
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Vietnam & TV
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Vietnam & TV: early
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Vietnam & TV: post Tet
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Vietnam & TV: role of Cronkite
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Checkers Speech
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'60 Presidential Debates
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Assassination coverage
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Moonlanding
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'72 Olympics
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Watergate Hearings
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Space Shuttle Challenger
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Rodney King
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OJ Simpson
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9/11 Attacks
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ENIAC
Stands for electronic numerical Integrator and Computer. It was the world's first electronic digital computer. It was launched in February 1946 and weighing over 30 tons; was the size of a small valley
Silicon Valley
In 1959, Robert Noyce designed the first integrated circuit- a complete electronic circuit on a single chip of silicon. Noyces company was located south of San Fransico and many other companies moved to the area to make similar products; which led to its name
Micro- processor
A single chip, there were several integrated circuits containing both memory and computing functions. They further reduced the size of computers and increased their speed
Steve Jobs
one of the founders of Applw
- The apple II was the first practical and affordable home computer,
Bill Gates
co-founded microsoft to design PC software (instructions used to porgram computers to perform a desired task. He launched the ms-dos for IBM and later microsoft introduced "windows'
Telecommunication Act of '96
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Internet
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dot-com economy
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