We are excited to present our new rubric “How Propaganda Works”, in which we’ll explain how this influence instrument is used in a series of videos, each dedicated to a specific technique or case.
Propaganda has been used to influence people’s minds as far back as the history of humanity goes. And even though the term itself can have positive connotations, it is usually perceived as systemic manipulation of information to achieve political goals.
Amplified by social media platforms, the dissemination of propaganda has become easier while society — more vulnerable to its influence. To build resilience to propaganda, we need to understand what information manipulations it encompasses and how they work.Today’s video is all about repetition — one of the key propaganda techniques.
- What is the “illusion of truth”?
- How is repetition used by autocracies today?
Learn the above and more in our video explainer.