GE3V17049 The Cultural Cold War

Class 5 African Propaganda

​1. INTRODUCTION

2. PROPAGANDA TOWARDS AFRICA

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1. INTRODUCTION

  • U.S. propaganda towards the Third World is defined by Jason Parker as a 'missed opportunity'

  • Watch the lecture and compare Jason Parker's view on public diplomacy towards the Third World with the approach of Gerits in 'Hungry Minds'.

  • What is problematic, what is interesting...?

2. PROPAGANDA TOWARDS AFRICA

  • figuring out what the precise role is of U.S. public diplomacy towards the Global South requis us to better understand the U.S. propaganda products that were produced.

  • Who is the target audience, what is the message, what does the receiver want to attain?