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Most Propaganda Looks Nothing Like This

Caitlin Johnstone:  The most common articles of propaganda — and by far the most consequential  …. the mundane messages, distortions and lies-by-omission that people are fed day in and day out to normalize the status quo … Another related method of manipulation is agenda-setting — the way the press shapes public thinking by emphasising some subjects and not others … the press “may not be successful much of the time in telling people what to think, but it is stunningly successful in telling its readers what to think about. … Read here