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Propaganda: The Dark Side of Rhetoric

PWR 1EL - Fall 2014 - Instructor: Plaut, E.
Last Updated: 6-Mar-2017

A course guide for PWR 1EL: Propaganda: the dark side of rhetoric. 

Reference Materials

3 vols., HM1121 .C85 2014
Los Angeles : SAGE Reference, c2011.
Green Library » Information Center » P96 .A44 E53 2011
Also online.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2003.
Green Library » Information Center » HM1231 .C85 2003

Selected databases

Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Pub.
Stanford University Libraries » Online resource » eResource
Easy to use, multidisciplinary database. Add ("choose databases"): Communication and Mass Media Complete, Historical Abstracts, Left Index, etc.
Good multidisciplinary database, easy to limit to peer-reviewed articles, and to add more databases to search at the same time.

Special websites

F.A.I.R. - Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. This national media watch group has offered well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986.  Publishes a weekly newsletter, EXTRA! (New York), which we have in Current Periodicals. The Archive of past issues is online and searchable on the FAIR site.

Pew Research Organization - includes publications, reports, and datasets on U.S. politics, journalism, Internet and American Life, global attitudes, social and demographic trends, immigration, and more.