Internet Search. Media & Propaganda

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Definitions

The Media:

The main means of mass communication (television, radio and newspapers)


Propaganda:

A message designed to persuade its intended audience to think an behave in a certain manner. It is the spreading of information, to promote a narrow political or religious viewpoint.


Bias:


A particular tendency or inclination, specifically one that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question.

Propaganda Techniques

Internet Search Techniques

Operators

this that thing

returns all pages containing the terms "this", "that", and "thing"

this OR that

returns all pages containing either the term "this" or "that"

"this that and the other thing"

returns all pages containing the exact phrase "this that and the other thing"

this -that

returns all pages containing the term "this" but not the term "that"

this +that

returns all pages containing the terms "this" and "that"

define:this

returns a definition of the term "this"


Other Operators:

link: The link: used to search all the indexed pages that link to the specified domain, directory, or document.

info: The info: used to display the information possessed by Google concerning the site in question.

related: The related: used to find all indexed pages that are "similar" to your site, according to Google.

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