A Quick Word About My Last-Ever, Live POP PROPAGANDA Homeschool Course for Teens.

WORD UP with Dani Katz by dani katz

Episode notes
As I’m sure you’re aware, humanity is currently navigating the biggest propaganda war in human history. While we tend to think of wars being waged with bullets, bombs + other overt signs of violence, ours is a war of words. Whether they are the words being spouted by news anchors, social media influencers, politicians or celebrities; or whether they are the lyrics to your favorite song, the copy comprising the advertisements on all those billboards, bus benches, magazines and screens, or simply the languaging used in those Common Core Curriculum text books, words are being weaponized to control and manipulate us all. The best way to protect our children from the dangers of fake news, group think, mind control and mis/disinformation is to educate them as to how propaganda functions, how language is being used to manipulate us, and how to use language ...   ...  Read more
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