HOW TO UNDERSTAND INTERNET MEDIA

THE MEDIA,PROPAGANDA INTERNET SEARCHING

DEFINITIONS OF THE MEDIA, PROPAGANDA AND BIAS

  • THE MEDIA; 'The means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers,and magazines, that reach or influence people widely'.
  • PROPAGANDA; 'Information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement,institution, nation, etc'.
  • BIAS; 'A statistical sampling or testing error caused by systematically favoring some outcomes over others'.

PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES

Some popular and more used propaganda techniques are; Bandwagon,Omission and Assertion.


Propaganda technique: Bandwagon
Propaganda technique: Omission
Propaganda technique: Assertion

INTERNET SEARCH TECHNIQUES


Basic Search Operators [ ^ ]


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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"