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i remmber watching the day after tomorrow and feeling that it was actually happening
Originally posted by crw2006
The government has been using propaganda in TV for years. Also subliminal messages. Ive caught a few over the years, I was watching an ALF cartoon years ago and all of a sudden I saw a black screen with the word AMERICA, it lasted for about a half second.
a means of carrying or communicating information
2 : the spreading of ideas, information, or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person
3 : ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause;
Anything then can be and is propaganda via media. This post, I am typing, as is yours above, and every form of communication. It is how it's used and the reasons behind it that is used for benefit or not.
Originally posted by Nicotine1982
Also, look up the definition for "Semantics".
the study of meanings: a : the historical and psychological study and the classification of changes in the signification of words or forms viewed as factors in linguistic development b (1) : SEMIOTIC (2) : a branch of semiotic dealing with the relations between signs and what they refer to and including theories of denotation, extension, naming, and truth