February 7, 2008
Better late than never! Here’s installment number 3, focusing on campaign advertising.
Contents of this installment:
- “Political Advertising” section page
- “Production and Propaganda” info page 1
- Info page 2
- Campaign Ad Production Analysis Worksheet - page 1
- Worksheet page 2
- Worksheet page 3
- Instructions for propaganda pages
- Propaganda page 1
- Propaganda page 2
- Propaganda Booklet: Name Calling
- Propaganda Booklet: Glittering Generalities
- Propaganda Booklet: Transfer
- Propaganda Booklet: Testimonial
- Propaganda Booklet: Plain Folks
- Propaganda Booklet: Bandwagon
- Propaganda Booklet: Fear
- Propaganda Booklet: Faulty Logic
18-34. Black and White (B&W) versions of the above.
- The Washington Post has a Political Ads Database that includes ads from the current campaign
- The Living Room Candidate - Presidential Campaign Commercials 1952-2004.
- The Thirty Second Candidate - Click “Tricks of the Trade” for an interesting demonstration of how video can be edited to convey different messages for campaign ads.
[*Note: Much of the information about propaganda on these pages is adapted from PropagandaCritic.com.]