Responding To Propaganda: An Ethical Enterprise

@article{Cunningham2001RespondingTP,
  title={Responding To Propaganda: An Ethical Enterprise},
  author={Stanley B. Cunningham},
  journal={Journal of Mass Media Ethics},
  year={2001},
  volume={16},
  pages={138 - 147}
}
By virtue of its epistemic deficits, propaganda is very much an unethical phenomenon. Coping effectively with propaganda requires a communicative response that confronts its inherent unethicality with ethically grounded resistance. In this article, I propose two congruent plans of communicative action, each of which rests on an apparent ethical connection: J. Michael Sproule's (1994) reclaiming of classical eloquence, and Jonathan Rauch's (1993) provocative program of "liberal science." 
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