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Al-Ameedi, Riyadh Tariq Kadhim; Khudhier, Zina Abdul Hussein – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study investigates, pragmatically, the language of five electoral political propaganda texts delivered by Barak Obama. It attempts to achieve the following aims: (1) identifying the speech acts used in political propaganda, (2) showing how politicians utilize Grice's maxims and the politeness principle in issuing their propaganda, (3)…
Descriptors: Presidents, Propaganda, Politics, Pragmatics
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Valeri, Andy – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
This article provides an investigatory overview of the Pentagon's military analyst program, what it is, how it was implemented, and how it constitutes a form of propaganda. A technical analysis of the program is applied using the theoretical framework of the propaganda model first developed by Noam Chomsky and Edward S. Herman. Definitions…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Public Agencies, Military Service, Investigations
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Fallace, Thomas – Educational Researcher, 2018
This historical study explores how educators in the United States responded to the rise of fascism between the World Wars. By considering and then ultimately rejecting the fascist approach to education and philosophy, American educators defined democratic education in contrast to fascist/totalitarian approaches to education by rejecting…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Educational History, Democracy, Propaganda
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Hobbs, Renee; McGee, Sandra – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
Contemporary propaganda is ubiquitous in our culture today as public relations and marketing efforts have become core dimensions of the contemporary communication system, affecting all forms of personal, social and public expression. To examine the origins of teaching and learning about propaganda, we examine some instructional materials produced…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Media Literacy, Teaching Methods, Public Relations
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Stivers, Richard – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2012
Propaganda in all its forms is the culture of a mass society. The media transmits propaganda to form public opinion and recreate the human being. Reversing the Western ideal of a rational and free individual, the media creates a childish conformist ensconced in the peer group, who acts unconsciously.
Descriptors: Propaganda, Peer Groups, Municipalities, Mass Media Effects
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Blackmore, Tim – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2012
This article examines 50 films produced and released between the years 2001 and 2012 that are concerned with the American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Using Jacques Ellul's theories set out in his book "Propaganda," the article argues that while the films have failed at the box office, they were intended to function as integration…
Descriptors: Films, Propaganda, War, Foreign Countries
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Naydenova, Natalia – Children's Literature in Education, 2017
The article is a comparative analysis of three films focusing on anti-religious and religious propaganda (targeting both Orthodoxy and sectarianism) and featuring children among the main characters: "The Miracle Worker" (1960), "Armageddon" (1962) and "Serafima's Extraordinary Journey" (2015). The three films feature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Films, Propaganda, Religion
Hobbs, Renee – Educational Leadership, 2017
Renee Hobbs, director of the Media Education Lab at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island, cautions us to stop using the term "fake news" with students and be more precise about the types of disinformation prevalent in content today, from hoaxes and satire to clickbait. In this article, she…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Propaganda, Social Media, Mass Media Effects
Riesterer, Becky A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Scholars have determined popular literature often contains propaganda imperatives (Berelson, 1952; Budd, 1967; Davis, 1942). Given the persuasive impact children's literature has upon the reader, children's literature containing propagandistic intent is a powerful force (Desai, 2014). This is especially true during times of war. Several studies…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Childrens Literature, Cartoons, War
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Schild, Isabella; Breitfuss, Judith – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
When the politician Roman Haider of the party Freiheitliche Partei Österreichs (FPÖ--Freedom Party of Austria) caused the interruption of a lecture about political extremism in an Austrian school in spring 2017, a heated debate erupted over the place of politics in school education. While Haider accused the lecturer of political propaganda,…
Descriptors: Civics, Case Studies, Propaganda, Foreign Countries
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Gambrill, Eileen – Research on Social Work Practice, 2010
The most concerning issue affecting the quality of practices and policies in the helping professions is the play of propaganda, which misleads us regarding what is a problem, how (or if) it can be detected, its causes, and how (or if) it can be remedied. Propaganda is defined as encouraging beliefs and actions with the least thought possible.…
Descriptors: Propaganda, Ethics, Social Work, Mental Disorders
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Setiobudi, Eko – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
This study, generally aims to know the background of the rise of radicalism and a portrait of the role, the Education Management reduced the radical movements, especially in the village of Tenggulun Subdistrict Solokuro Lamongan East Java Province. The study used a qualitative approach with grounded theory method. Analysis of data using open…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Terrorism, Educational Administration
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Bruch, Anne – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
This article examines a series of educational films and documentaries produced between 1948 and 1968 that document the activities of the Italian state. These films, which record the dedicated and arduous work of the Italian government and administration, had two functions. First, they informed students and the general public about the democratic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Films, Documentaries, Educational History
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Annegarn-Gläß, Michael – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2016
Academic history has begun only relatively recently to study films as historical sources, and thus far it has focused principally on feature films to the exclusion of nonfictional cinema, despite the use of educational films for propaganda as early as the interwar period. This essay examines the extent to which educational films of this period…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, World History, History Instruction, Instructional Films
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Schembs, Katharina – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
The first two Peronist governments (1946-1955) introduced extensive social reforms that notably improved working conditions and systematised vocational training. Thereby the foundations of the Argentine welfare state were laid and the working masses were socially included to an unprecedented degree: thus, they also constituted the majority of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Propaganda, Visual Aids, Citizenship Education
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