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CMN 456: Propaganda and Persuasion (UNH Durham) Borda

Resources and strategies to support case-study and propaganda literacy assignments in Prof. Jennifer Borda's 2022-2023 classes.

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

Tutorial: Evaluating Online Sources through Lateral Reading: An Introduction

Fake News, Misleading information, and Evaluating Sources