1984 And Modern-Day Propaganda In George Orwell's 1984

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In society today, it is often that the powerful individuals retain their power by manipulating the masses and keeping them ignorant. In George Orwell’s 1984, the Party has used tactics which suppress the rights and freedoms of the Outer Party and the Proles. In order to keep their ruling status, the Party promotes ignorance and fear among its peoples. In this case, Oceania’s citizens can be compared with modern individuals who are immersed with propaganda-generating media which releases biased news because the government or intellectuals want citizens to stay ignorant in order to stabilize their power in society. There are similarities between the telescreens used in 1984 and modern-day propaganda because both have a similar purpose which

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