Essays Tagged: "Propaganda"

Self-Esteem & Media In The 90's - A Reflective Essay

f nothing else, and extra three seconds. The television commercial is the powerhouse of influential propaganda of today, and the days to come. The music videos on TV often portray women as being infer ...

(4 pages) 141 0 4.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Christian Church and crimes against Paganism

ganistic practices to attract followers. From myprevious studies I knew there had been some form of propaganda against thepagan religion. Through out my life, my personal feelings toward the Christian ...

(7 pages) 81 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Covert Operation. A good paper on the CIA's involvement in Panamas' drug war

970's Senateinvestigation, there were major covert programs under way in 48 countries,consisting of propaganda, paramilitary, and political action operations. In1949, the agency's covert action depart ... e terrorism and destruction through a 10,000 man paramilitary force,along with a economic blockade, propaganda and diplomaticpressures.(Stiles, 346) About 1% of the population, some 35,000 people,died ...

(9 pages) 143 0 3.7 May/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Examination of the Declaration of Independence as both a historical document and as revolutionary propaganda

hat development.The most immediate function of the Declaration of Independence was as revolutionary propaganda. It instilled the sense of unity and common purpose that the Albany Congress and various ...

(2 pages) 159 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Nazi Euthanasia Propaganda Plans

Thesis: Adolf Hitler was able to deceive millions of Germans people through well planned propaganda, which enabled the Nazis to succeed in murdering 200,000 mentally and physically handicap ... l party in Germany. Adolf Hitler was able to deceive millions of German people through well planned propaganda, which enabled the Nazis to succeed in murdering 200,000 mentally and physically handicap ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Orwell's use of symbolism in 1984

's thoughts. By deliberately weakening one's recollection of the past and flooding their minds with propaganda, the Party is able to replace individuals' memories with its own version of the truth. Wi ... r, contradict their functions. The Ministry of Peace encourages war, the Ministry of Truth produces propaganda, and the Ministry of Love operates based on acts of torture and punishment. This concept, ...

(4 pages) 153 2 4.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cuba vs. America

rica. Not only a war involving terrorist attacks and nuclear threats but also a war of politics and propaganda. Elián Gonzalez has become the latest pawn in this war.2.0 ELIAN'S STORYOn Novembe ... ntenable position they had taken.' (Firmat, p13).Castro and his supporters have used the issue as a propaganda campaign against the Cuban exiles. 'These groups (Miami Mafia, right-wing counter revolut ...

(7 pages) 321 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Comparison of "Of Plymouth Plantion" and "A Description of New England"

Smith's fine piece of literature may also be considered a beautifully worded, finely tuned piece of propaganda. Mr. Smith wrote this selection to influence people to leave their lives in England and c ... d not come to fruition quickly or easily for these pioneers.With time and God's grace, John Smith's propaganda would become a near truth in Providence, but it was not easy for the Pilgrims. Indian hel ...

(3 pages) 103 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The soul. Open Letter of Apology

an --ism. Should we all band as one and focus on a better future or let the mind fester in its own propaganda filled atmosphere? Are we really to blame, for not being able to see what truly is rising ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Power of Language

eople and bind them together in search of one common cause.This tactic of persuasion is also called propaganda. Propaganda is the spreading of information in order to influence public opinion and to m ... ation in order to influence public opinion and to manipulate other people's beliefs. The message of propaganda is primarily intended to serve the interests of the messenger, thereby increasing his pow ...

(5 pages) 283 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Teen smoking

Due to peer pressure, propaganda and availability, teenage smoking has beenon the rise since 1986. Three thousand children ... gencies the tobacco industriescontinue to sell cigarettes at an alarming rate, due to peer pressure propaganda andavailability of the product. Something must be done to make people aware of therisks.

(2 pages) 116 1 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The War of Freedom of Expression

ween freedom of speech and laws limiting that freedom; more specifically the ability to spread hate propaganda and the 'hate laws'. Included in the essay is a brief outline of one skirmish that has ta ... , 'Finally, there is important symbolic value in having a law prohibiting the dissemination of hate propaganda. Our society must make a clear statement as to the values which we deem of central import ...

(8 pages) 133 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

"Nineteen Eighty" Four by Orwell

ner Party which is the government,controlled the people of Oceania by telescreens, doublethink, and propaganda.These three methods are so powerful in making the lower class believe thatOceania is at w ... lwaysone leap ahead of the truth'2The last method the Party used to control the people of Oceania isPropaganda. The ability to alter the past as it appears in newspapers and change itto what you want ...

(4 pages) 104 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Roots of Nazism

gh Hitler's maintenance of stern, authoritarian rule. A constant state of terror and bombardment of propaganda caused such a state. The Third Reich was founded on Nazi ideas, which Hitler supplied nea ... l of Hitler's following was the youth. Teen and especially child minds are especially vulnerable to propaganda and irrational thought, which made them the easiest target for Dr. Goebells' job of brain ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

John Brown's Push for Secession

n secessionist and Southern newspapers caught wind of the raid for they exploited it and used it as propaganda for secession. Brown's raid on the armory was more than the work of a madman for the outc ... he worst fears and suspicions that the South had concerning abolitionists and through exploitation, propaganda, Southern and Northern opinion, John Brown's raid pushed the South to secession.Adrinne P ...

(7 pages) 126 0 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Nazi Propaganda

e of who controls the media, otherwise we are vulnerable to manipulation by today's propagandists. Propaganda is defined as the dissemination of ideas and information for the purpose of inducing or i ... information for the purpose of inducing or intensifying specific attitudes and actions. Although propaganda was not new a new phenomena founded in Nazi Germany, never before had it influenced publi ...

(10 pages) 237 2 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Prohibition of alcohol in the States. A Noble Experiment?

nkards, and only hard liquor. Then theyprogressed to condemning casual drinkers, and beer and wine. Propaganda flooded thecountry in the form of temperance books, magazines, plays, and pamphlets. Loca ... Washingtonians and organizations like them had very organized plans of attack.At first, using overt propaganda in the form of books, plays, pamphlets, and travelingspeakers, the societies tried to sca ...

(11 pages) 176 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Film Review of The Manchurian Candidate

n innocent.Johnny Iselin is a presidential candidate, whose platform is based upon anti-communistic propaganda. He accuses many intelligent and competent people of being Reds in order to bring incompe ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Why the US entered WWII

by the change in German naval policy in 1917 in addition to America's economic interests and allied propaganda brought the US into war in 1917 against Germany.From the start of the war, Britain's surf ... to getting the support that either side needed. The British had many advantages over the Germans in propaganda. Nothing sparks American public sympathy more than other American lives being lost by "ba ...

(2 pages) 125 4 3.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars


d then you reminds you to wear your seatbealts?!?! Believe it or not, that's using atechnique in propaganda called the fear appeal.        Propaganda is more widespread than people ... e are many techniques that a propagandist can use to seduce you. Some of thebest known styles in propaganda are Plain Folk, Fear, Name Calling, and GlitteringGenerality,         ...

(2 pages) 60 0 1.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing