The memory of 20th-century totalitarianism causes many in the West to conjure up images of state-run media using heavy-handed propaganda to indoctrinate the masses in a particular ideology. This is no longer the main threat.
Published on: August 6, 2018
Martha Bayles teaches humanities at Boston College, is author of Through a Screen Darkly: Popular Culture, Public Diplomacy, and America's Image Abroad (Yale 2014), is a visiting fellow at the Hudson Institute, and a regular columnist for TAI.
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