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CMN 456: Propaganda and Persuasion (UNH Durham) Fall 2021

Resources and strategies to support case-study and propaganda literacy assignments in Prof. Jennifer Borda's Fall 2021 class.

Introduction

This guide includes starting points and search strategies to help identify credible sources for use in your case study analyses involving the long-running propaganda efforts of ExxonMobil on climate change denialism and Juul on marketing nicotine.

Identifying and evaluating information from a variety of credible sources and perspectives provides a range of evidence that can better support your argument or position. See the information categories to the left.

Research 101: Credibility is Contextual

Tutorial: Evaluating Sources for Credibility

Fake News, Misleading information, and Evaluating Sources