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The Big Lie
_____ is when a person or a group tells a lie or "half-truth" with such confidence and repetition that people believe it.
Example: Adolf Hitler kept telling Germans that they were the "Master" race.
_____ is any tool or service that uses the internet to facilitate conversations or thinking.
Example: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tik-Tok are all examples of _____.
To _____ means to make something stronger, larger, greater, louder, or more believable.
Example: Social media algorithms have been shown to _____ are emotions and are thinking about something.
A _____ is a particular group of people at which a film, book, advertising campaign, commercial, or propaganda is aimed at.
Example: Sometimes a simple picture sent to a _____ can influence their emotions in a good or bad way.
An _____ is a computer program that uses data to solve a problem or organize information.
Example: Social Media _____-s use the data from users to send targeted ads to their account.
To _____ mean to cause someone to do something or think something through reasoning or argument.
Example: Parents try to _____ their children to brush there teeth and study hard.
To _____ means to cause someone to do something or think something in a unethical and sometimes unconscious way.
The dictator was trying to _____ the people into thinking they were the "master" race and everyone else was "bad."
_____ are the Ideas that are spread by a group of people or government to influence public opinion for or against a cause.
A simple picture can be used as _____ to spread a belief that other people are evil.
A _____ is a place, person, or thing from which something comes or can be obtained.
Example: Newspapers and the internet are _____-s of news and information.
_____ consists of newspaper, magazine, TV, social media, streaming, radio, and book publishers. The _____ gives us news, information, and entertainment.
When someone is ______ of something they are aware of it. They know what is going on.
Example: He was very _____ that the car salesperson was trying to sell him an expensive car.
When something is _____ it is believable and reliable.
Example: The New York Times is a _____ source of news. Facebook postings are usually not a _____ source of news.
A _____ is an explanation of an important social, political, or economic event as being caused or covered up by a covert group or organization.
QAnon is a new and popular _____ group. They believe lasers shot from space by a religious group caused fires in California.
When someone behaves is an _____ manner they behave with good morals, values, and do what is right.
The teacher was very _____ in her grading. She did not accept money for an A grade.
A _____ is a tendency to believe that some people, ideas, etc., are better than other ideas. A ____ can be conscious or unconscious.
Most Americans have a _____ that football is better than soccer.
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