Meaning of PROPAGANDA in English

PROPAGANDA

noun

BAD : The television company receives most of its money from propaganda.

GOOD : The television company receives most of its money from advertising.

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Propaganda is used in a political context: 'Roadside hoardings displayed anti-Western propaganda.' 'In times of war the public are bombarded with propaganda.'

Advertising is used in a commercial context: 'Car manufacturers spend billions of dollars a year on advertising.'

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