Types of Propaganda

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  • Types of Propaganda
    • Newspapers
      • Socialist/ Communist papers closed down
      • Nazis began buying up more newspapers
        • Acquired 27 papers by 1933 with a circulation of 2.4 million
      • News agencies merged into one
      • Goebbels gave daily briefings to journalists telling them what they could /could not print
      • October '33 editor's law
        • Whatever got printed was sole responsibility of the editor
    • Radio
      • Regarded as most important propaganda tool
        • Could speak to people in own homes
      • Goebbels tried to make easily accessible
        • Promoted mass production & sale of cheap radios
          • By 1939 70% of Germans owned a radio
        • Cost 35 RM by 1938
    • Books
      • May 1933 book burning
    • Film
      • i.e Triumph of the will
    • Posters/Leaflets
    • Music
      • Hardest to control
      • Experimental/ Jazz banned
        • Jazz = black American
      • Commissioned writing of Volkisch operas
    • Parades/ Public spectacles

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