The nation’s capital and its dream factory have long worked together to maximize the export of American films to the rest of the world, on the theory that doing so is both good business and good diplomacy. Is this still the case?
Published: Apr 12, 2019
Chinese propaganda poster by Gu Yuan, 1951 (via Pinterest)
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.