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Propaganda flash set
Flash cards about propaganda techniques.
Terms in this set (23)
Name Calling associated the other person with something that is despised or is inferior in some way.
Makes it appear that many people have joined the cause already, and that they are having lots of fun or getting significant advantage.
A common element of glittering generalities are abstract nouns that embody ideals and values, such as dignity, freedom, fame, integrity, justice, love, respect, patriotism, liberty, freedom, faith - use of it, doing it, and speaking it.
Uses celebrities and public personalities who have well established and and trusted public brands.
Uses experts, clerics, police, scientists, and others whose title is respected, even if the people themselves are unknown.
Opposing evidence is buried, discredited, or ignored whilst the case for one's own position is exaggerated at every opportunity.
Works when we confuse real statistics with availability, leading us to assume that just because there appears to be overwhelming support from other, it must be valid.
Makes the leader, or someone of a higher standing, look just like the "Average Joe" - plain folks.
They speak and act like other people saying, "I am like you." When audiences see the person like them, they are more likely to like and trust that person in return.
Uses an association with other people or groups that already have high trust and credibility. Show that propagandist aspires to similar ideals.
The action or fact of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something
A short and striking or memorable phrase used in advertising.
• A motto associated with a political party or movement or other group.
A confident and forceful statement of fact or belief [with clause ]
Not openly acknowledged or displayed
Done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden
Someone or something that has been left out or excluded
Most noticeable or important
A notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy
Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair
A statement or principle having general rather than specific validity or force
Of or relating to the commissioning or preparing of material for publication
Connotation (as in a negative connotation in namecalling)
An idea or feeling that a word invokes person in addition to its literal or primary meaning
Someone who competes against or fights another in a contest, game, or argument; a rival or adversary
A person who advocates a theory, proposal, or project : a collection of essays by both critics and proponents of graphology.
The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, esp. the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.
• Language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect on its audience, but is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content
Chiefly derogatory information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view
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