How To Propagandize the Intellectuals: The Story of Bellingcat
Flashpoints / 13 Dec 2019/
Many years ago in his book on propaganda Ellul pointed out that contrary to what you might suspect, it is members of the upper-middle class, not the lower classes who are most susceptible to propaganda. Starting with Edward Bernays, the author discusses the work of an organization called Bellingcat which teaches intellectuals how to write articles that are partly true but twisted slightly to support the status quo.
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