The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda
Publisher: Seven Stories Press, New York, USA
Year Published: 2002 First Published: 1997
Pages: 64pp ISBN: 9781583225363
Resource Type: Book
Cx Number: CX8815
Chomsky begins by asserting two models of democracy: one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky "propaganda is to democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state," and the mass media is the primary vehicle for delivering propaganda in the United States.