Propaganda Techniques in the Capitalist Press – The Case of Hugo Chavez

This article names three common propaganda techniques used by capitalist media: framing; suppression by omission (censorship;) and the avoidance of following up. On the fourth anniversary of the death of Hugo Chavez these techniques are applied to attacks by US media and Chavez’s attempt to build 21st century socialism.

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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