Saturday, June 30, 2007

Advocacy Journalism

Strategy Page notes the common themes used in Japanese propaganda broadcasts during World War II:

Popular music was played, but the commentary (by one of several English speaking Japanese women) always hammered away on the same points;

1 Your President (Franklin D Roosevelt) is lying to you.
2 This war is illegal.
3 You cannot win the war.

[HT: Instapundit.com ]