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Flashcards in Propaganda Deck (9)
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1
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Glittering Generalities
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Use of virtue words, links a person to a positive idea
2
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Transfer
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A propagandist links he authority or prestige of something well respected
3
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Testimonial
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A public figure or a celebrity endorses a certain product
4
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Plain folks
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Attempt to convince the audience that a prominent person and his ideas are of "the people"
5
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Bandwagon
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Aka the appeal that "everyone else is doing it so should you"
6
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Fear
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Plays on deep seated fears, warns the audience that disaster will occur if they don't follow a particular course of action
7
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Bad logic
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An illogical message is not necessarily propagandistic, but an illogical mistake
8
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Unwarranted extrapolation
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Making huge predictions on the future n the bias of a few small facts
9
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Propaganda
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The use of a variety of communication techniques to create an emotional appeal to accept a particular belief