Presentation on theme: "Note for teachers: This presentation is designed to be used as part of a large group discussion regarding some of the propaganda techniques commonly used."— Presentation transcript:
Note for teachers: This presentation is designed to be used as part of a large group discussion regarding some of the propaganda techniques commonly used by advertisers. Each slide lists the technique followed by the definition of that technique. Each slide also contains some images that reflect the propaganda technique in practice. Please modify or replace the images if they are not appropriate, out of date, no longer relevant, or you have found better examples. Also, make sure to look at the additional information contained in the “notes” section on each slide.
Bandwagon This technique tries to persuade everyone to join in and do the same thing. `
Testimonial An important person or famous figure endorses a product.
Emotional Words Words such as luxury, beautiful, paradise, and economical are used to evoke positive feelings in the viewer.
Name-calling Negative words are used to create an unfavorable opinion of the competition in the viewer's mind.
The consumer will join the ranks of the elite by using the product The ad reads, “Extraordinary food for extraordinary dogs.” A dog will join the ranks of the elite by eating this dog food. Snob Appeal
Plain Folks Appeal Reverse snob appeal applies here. In these ads the intent is to appeal to the average person. This ad is geared toward women with average bodies. It wants these women to believe the company has created a product with just them in mind.
“G.E. makes you feel it’s real!” Plain Folks Appeal