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Three major trends have shaped the character and ordered the development of American communication channels. The first has been the rise of democracy. The second is the technological and industrial […]

Disinformation studies have been engaged in a pivot to Asia. A growing number of scholars and governmental experts around the globe who were once fixated on Russian operations are now […]

This book blows the lid off of today's multi-billion-dollar propaganda-for-hire PR industry, revealing how public relations wizards concoct and spin the news, organize phony "grassroots" front groups, spy on citizens […]

In the current state of knowledge, we know a lot about survey techniques but we do not know how to answer the question: what is public opinion? This book identifies […]

We are deeply imbued with the idea that modernity lies in the channelling of passions through reason, either by taking into account universal norms or by the composition of well-understood […]

Jacques Ellul delivers in one hundred and twenty pages a history of propaganda from ancient Greece to the middle of the twentieth century, in a context of fear of the […]

Viewed from the present cultural moment, when gossipy infotainment crowds out fact-based political reporting, Robert Darnton's book on ‘the art of slander’ brings to light an eighteenth-century subculture that, while […]

Propaganda is not a thing of the past, quite the contrary! It has been recycled in our communication agencies for better and for worse. In this chronological and thematic book, […]

The Century of the Self is a 2002 British television documentary series by filmmaker Adam Curtis. It focuses on the work of psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud, and PR […]

1923. Bernays, regarded by many as the father of public relations, has tried to set down in this book the broad principles that govern the new profession of public relations […]

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