As it turns out, it was an American, Edward Bernays, who wrote the playbook that Joseph Goebbels cribbed while serving as Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany. Nearly a century later, propaganda still reigns supreme, but it now comes in two flavors: Hard propaganda is propaganda that is deemed as such by the dominant culture. Goebbels’ Nazi media campaign is an example of hard propaganda — it is out there for all to see. Soft propaganda, on the other hand, is those myths and narratives which are smuggled into the culture as the way things are. These are the entrenched…

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