[Media]
Syria – A Case Study in Propaganda
by Chris Kanthan
Posted June 13, 2018

Syriaq, propaganda at its finestDear diary, many of my colleagues are unhappy about the recent events in Syria. They are unhappy that Assad is still in power. However, I see the metaphorical glass as being half full. In a recent poll, 58% of Americans support the bombing of Syria and 19% have “no opinion.” This is wonderful news, since it shows how the vast majority of people are easily manipulated and are simply apathetic. In a democracy, the most important but least understood tool is propaganda. Let me share with you the fundamentals of a successful propaganda campaign.

Here are the five rules of public relations a.k.a propaganda:

1 .Keep the message simple
2. Make it emotional
3. Don’t allow nuances or debates
4. Demonize the opposition
5. Keep repeating the message More…