Communication Theory/Propaganda and the Public Around the time of World War One and Two, Communication research largely focused on the influence of propaganda. One question that researchers sought to answer was: how can communication be utilized to create behavioral changes? Governments felt that if they were to function efficiently, they could only do so with the coordinated cooperation of their citizens.
Project Censored Project Censored is a media research, education, and advocacy initiative housed at Sonoma State University since 1976. Among its journalistic activities is the publication of news stories omitted or censored by other media sources. Published works The Untouchables January 22, 2013 FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street’s leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages. Is SEC “Fearful” of Wall Street? Agency Insider Says Yes Ivy Lee Ivy Lee Ivy Ledbetter Lee (July 16, 1877 – November 9, 1934) is considered by some to be the founder of modern public relations. The term Public Relations is to be found for the first time in the preface of the 1897 Yearbook of Railway Literature. The Battle for Your Mind: Brainwashing Techniques Being Used On The Public By Dick Sutphen Authoritarian followers Mind Control Subliminals By Dick Sutphen Summary of Contents The Birth of Conversion The Three Brain Phases How Revivalist Preachers Work Voice Roll Technique Six Conversion Techniques 1. keeping agreements 2.physical and mental fatigue 3. increase the tension 4. Uncertainty. 5.
influence operations ops, propaganda, deception, counterpropaganda see also: Behavioral Influences Analysis Center (BIAC) psychological operations (PSYOP) operations security (OPSEC) counterintelligence , Walter Lippmann Early life Career Lippmann was a journalist, a media critic and an amateur philosopher who tried to reconcile the tensions between liberty and democracy in a complex and modern world, as in his 1920 book Liberty and the News. In 1913, Lippmann, Herbert Croly, and Walter Weyl became the founding editors of The New Republic magazine.
Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy (2011 This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the "graveyard of social movements", the massive influence of corporate finance in elections, the absurd disparities of wealth in the United States, the continuity and escalation of neocon policies under Obama, the insufficiency of mere voting as a path to reform, and differing conceptions of democracy itself. Original interview footage derives from Noam Chomsky, Michael Parenti, Michael Albert, John Stauber (PR Watch), Sharon Smith (Historian), William I. Robinson (Editor, Critical Globalization Studies), Morris Berman (Author, Dark Ages America), and famed black panther Larry Pinkney. Non-original interviews/lectures include Michael Hudson, Paul Craig Roberts, Ted Rall, Richard Wolff, Glen Ford, Lewis Black, Glenn Greenwald, George Carlin, Gerald Cliente, Chris Hedges, John Pilger, Bernie Sanders, Sheldon Wollin and Martin Luther King. Films For Action's Review:
The Real History of 'Corporate Personhood': Meet the Man to Blame for Corporations Having More Rights Than You December 6, 2011 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. The following is an excerpt of Jeffrey Clement's Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It.) Click here to order a copy.
Propaganda 2.0 and the rise of ‘narrative networks’ George Dvorsky November 16, 2011 DARPA, the Pentagon's advanced concepts think-tank, is looking to take propaganda to the next level and they're hoping to do so by controlling the very way their targets perceive and interpret the flow of incoming information. The Pentagon believes that by engaging in 'narrative control' they can alter an individual's grasp on reality and the way in which they evaluate current events. Simply put, DARPA is looking to shape minds with stories. Now, this isn't an entirely new concept.
CIA Influence On Mass Media: How Disinformation Campaigns Work CIA Influence On Mass Media: How Disinformation Campaigns Work In these 3 videos, we have former-CIA officers, and journalists explain, how Disinformation Campaigns work, it gives a good insight on how easy it is, to confuse and Influence world situations, via news agencies, feeding them into ticker tapes of western media, that are all trying to be first to get a good story, and that they only have to feed one news agency (IE: Reuters) with a propaganda piece, and most of the other news agencies, will blindly run with it. John Stockwell ex CIA -Commander, talks about how they would make up story's for the press, of rapes and torture, and murder of woman for talking out about there rapes, and even put out pictures of dead woman, when none of this was true, and was made up to vilified a certain side. He also goes on to say, he left the CIA in the end, because of principles, and he was sick of the US supporting brutal dictatorships, forming and training them. Part 1
Julian Assange on The New York Times: Part 8 December 28, 2011 · 0 Comments Source: NYTX Special Fundraising Offer: Donate to receive a remastered version of this series. A multipart interview with WikiLeaks Editor Julian Assange focusing on his experience collaborating with the New York Times. Produced for NYT eXaminer (NYTX). In part eight of our interview Julian talks about how the New York Times and the Guardian sought clearance from the U.S. The War on Kids (2009 THE WAR ON KIDS is a 95 minute documentary that shows how American public schools continue to become more dangerously authoritarian. In addition to failing in their mission to educate effectively, they erode the country's democratic foundation and often resemble prisons. School children are interviewed as are high school teachers and administrators, as well as prison security guards, plus renowned educators and authors including: Henry Giroux: Author of Stealing Innocence Corporate Culture's War on Children Mike A. Males: Sociologist, author of Scapegoat Generation John Gatto: New York City and New York State Teacher of the Year Judith Browne: Associate Director of the Advancement Project Dan Losen: The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University Dr. Peter Breggin: author, TOXIC PSYCHIATRY, TALKING BACK TO PROZAC
Harvard University first chartered corporation Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, whose history, influence and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The University is organized into eleven separate academic units—ten faculties and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study—with campuses throughout the Boston metropolitan area: its 209-acre (85 ha) main campus is centered on Harvard Yard in Cambridge, approximately 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Boston; the business school and athletics facilities, including Harvard Stadium, are located across the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston and the medical, dental, and public health schools are in the Longwood Medical Area. Eight U.S. presidents have been graduates, and some 150 Nobel Laureates have been affiliated as students, faculty, or staff. History