USA: How government propaganda works

One Way The White House Manipulates. “A portrait of Obama’s spokesperson and policy guru Ben Rhodes explains how government propaganda works […] experts began popping up at think tanks and on social media, and then became key sources for hundreds of often-clueless reporters. “We created an echo chamber,” he admitted, when I asked him to explain the onslaught of freshly minted experts cheerleading for the deal. “They were saying things that validated what we had given them to say.” […] It works the same way with every issue.”.