Propaganda
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\,prä-pə-'gan-də, ,prō-
etymology : unknown
Function : noun

1 planned strate,y to influence opinions on a large scale

2 from ‘manipulated truth’ to ‘partial truth’ to ‘plain information’, propaganda, with diverse intensities of meaning across borders, is a subtle impression (as opposed to an imposed war weapon known earlier). Today the idea is crucial in media, journalism, politics and capitalism.

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1. Chinese poster from Mao's governance encouraging the common labourer to discard everything of past and usher in the new.

(hemant-purohit 26.11.2007)
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