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9/25/06


Mind Shadows Edward Bernays: The Father of Modern Spin (Call It What Is, Propaganda)

Long before Noam Chomsky and his scathing critiques of the media in works such as Manufacturing Consent, there was Edward Bernays, related to Sigmund Freud. The difference between him and Chomsky is that Bernays thought of media as a convenient tool for the elite to control the masses. He wrote a book titled Propaganda. Today it is still propaganda, but more politically correct terms are used. Bernays lived in the days before euphemistic phrases such as Spin. More

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