Some Trends in International Propaganda

  title={Some Trends in International Propaganda},
  author={W. Phillips Davison},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={1 - 13}
  • W. Davison
  • Published 1 November 1971
  • Political Science
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
J udging from past trends and present indica tions, international propaganda in the next decades will be ever more pervasive, propaganda organizations will be more complex (and expensive), and news channels will be more widely utilized for propaganda. Ingenuity in the use of channels, techniques, and personnel has kept steady pace with the technological ad vances of the times. No resources have been spared in times of war, nor when the ambitions of a ruler or of a state have called for an all… 

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