Advertising is a Form of Propoganda

1232 WordsJul 17, 20185 Pages
1. Propaganda is a term used to describe a way to openly and tendentiously manipulate the public opinion. It is mainly transmitted through the mass media, which in general can reach out to a large number of people in a short time. If you search up the term advertisement you will find that it usually means one of these things: a paid announcement, as of goods for sale, in newspapers or magazines, on radio or television, etc; a public notice or the action of making generally known; a calling to the attention of the public. Basically the main goal of advertising is convincing people that a thing is good or bad, regardless of whether it is a political decision, economic venture, social activity, religious measure, or etc. This position paper…show more content…
Advertisements do not represent a form of propaganda yet a way to help to increase the sale of goods and so producers can sell goods at reasonable prices. They raise the standard of living of people by drawing attention to new products and ideas. They increase the demand for goods and more workers are needed to produce goods so they provide employment. They pay for many services such as transporters, porters and sellers. Daily newspapers, television license fees and bus fees remain cheap because of advertisements. They also keep up the quality of the goods and services we use. In conclusion advertisements help with the economic situations in many countries and it can also bring people together though owning or liking common things. Advertisement does not represent a form of propaganda yet a tool in benefiting not just the country but also people that come across the ad. 7. By its very nature, advertising is a prominent feature of economic life. Advertising is one of the most dominate ways of reaching out to consumers and potential buyers through their TV sets, radios, newspapers, magazines, mailboxes, computers and …. Not surprisingly, the associated advertising expenditures can be huge. Advertising is big business indeed. Advertisements basically use visual, acoustic and combined messages that inform consumers about certain products and services, and influence them to freely choose and buy these products, which
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