Category: Issue 5.1 – Media

Issue 5.1

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The Power of Propaganda

Written by Thomas Wright. Edited by Emma Ward.There is something deeply unnerving about the power of propaganda. The idea of this technique influencing and controlling the attitudes of a mass population seems, in a realistic sense, rather far-fetched. Yet often…

Bonfire Night: the Celebration of Propaganda

Written by Sarah Bushell. Edited by Anushka Minshull. Guy Fawkes came to the attention of the British public sometime between his arrest on November 5th 1605 and his execution on 31st January 1606. His execution was brutal, as would be…

Visual Propaganda during the Hellenistic Period

Written by Faidon Moudopoulos. Edited by Isabel Fleming. Media, defined as the means of mass communication, is a wide and ambiguous term. I would like to shorten this term and focus on propaganda. Propaganda is the organized dissemination of information…

Something The Media Forgot

Written by Bethany Smith. Edited by Emma Ward. At the minute, the media are not only publishing and producing headlines but are often featuring in them themselves. How much press have we seen over the past year with regards to…

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette

Written by Suhasini Ganguly. Edited by Joscelin Woodend. On 29thJanuary 1780, the first Indian newspaper came into being. Founded by James Augustus Hicky, it never ran for more than two years and its circulation never crossed two hundred. It was known…