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Title:
Propaganda, Inc. : selling America's culture to the world
Author:
Snow, Nancy.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Seven Stories Press ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
104 pages ; 17 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781583225394
Format :
Book

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Summary

In this revised and expanded second edition, Nancy Snow, who spent two years inside America's propaganda machine - the US Information Agency - gives the first ex-insider's account of the operation, explaining how the US government attempts to influence foreign opinion by exporting US culture and pro-US propaganda throughout the world. Snow follows the evolution of US propaganda through the demise of the USIA in 1999, up to the new, post-September 11 propaganda mission spurned to counter rampant anti-Americanism world-wide.


Author Notes

NANCY SNOW is an Associate Professor in the Newhouse School at Syracuse University. Since 9/11, Snow has become a frequent media commentator and public speaker on American foreign policy, influence, persuasion, propaganda, and the root causes of anti-Americanism. From 1992 to 1994, she worked as a cultural affairs specialist and Fulbright program desk officer at the United States Information Agency and as intergovernmental liaison in the Bureau of Refugee Programs, U.S. State Department. She was a Fulbright scholar to Germany and a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. Snow is also the author of Propaganda, Inc.: Selling American's Culture to the World, in addition to many published articles in professional and mainstream publications including the Los Angeles Times and Newsday. She can be reached online at www.NancySnow.com.


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