Sunday, April 1, 2018

INTRODUCTION TO PROPAGANDA (AND EDWARD BERNAYS)

This is a quick post about Edward Bernays, the father of modern propaganda*, by way of YouTube and Info Wars News. The interview is not with Mr Bernays himself. Rather, it is with Dr Jerome Corsi, a student of his who knew him personally.



*prop·a·gan·da
ˌpräpəˈɡandə/
noun
noun: propaganda; noun: Propaganda
  1. 1.
    derogatory
    information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.

    "he was charged with distributing enemy propaganda"

    synonyms:informationpromotionadvertisingpublicityspinMore
    • the dissemination of propaganda as a political strategy.

      "the party's leaders believed that a long period of education and propaganda would be necessary"
  2. 2.
    a committee of cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church responsible for foreign missions, founded in 1622 by Pope Gregory XV.
Origin
Italian, from modern Latin congregatio de propaganda fide ‘congregation for propagation of the faith’ (sense 2). Sense 1 dates from the early 20th century.

From Google Search, "propaganda" --- WW


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