A suggestion that all bloggers change their blog names to include the term ‘fair and balanced’ here.  Bill O’Reilly’s take on the Franken lawsuit here, in which he says that “The accusation that Fox is a conservative network is pure propaganda.”  Basic elements of propaganda here.  Another essay  here, listing common propaganda methods:

  • The Name Calling Device
  • The Glittering Generalities Device
  • The Transfer Device
  • The Testimonial Device
  • The Plain Folks Device
  • The Card Stacking Device
  • The Band Wagon Device
  • The Missing Information Device
  • By the way, Al Franken has a new book coming out.