An Illustrated Guide to How Mistruths Are Sold, Why They Stick, and How to Reclaim Reality
We’re bombarded with information like never before. Some of it’s true, some of it’s spin, and some of it’s flat-out fake news. And that’s by design. Propaganda helps governments and corporations sell us products, lifestyles, and ideas. Sometimes the agenda is harmless, but other times it’s destructive, and it’s not always easy to spot the difference.
The history of propaganda, from Edward Bernays to Fox News
Why simple messages are so powerful
Who profits from propaganda
How propaganda is manufactured and delivered directly to you
How to find the truth for yourself
Whether you want to be informed on the issues or debunk misinformation wherever you encounter it, How to Win the War on Truth is here to help. You’ll learn:
Filled with cleverly illustrated real-world examples of propaganda in all its forms, How to Win the War on Truth will help you see the world with clear eyes for the first time. Because when it comes to preserving democracy and fighting for our rights, it’s essential that we do.
About the Author
Samuel C. Spitale is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in Media Studies who frequently contributes to Huffington Post, as well as Geek magazine, io9, and Advocate.com. Previously he worked at Lucasfilm in global product development and as a managing editor in the publishing division. This is his first book.
About the Illustrator
Allan Whincup is a former art director who works as a freelance illustrator and designer. His projects include logo design, character design, storyboarding, and creating assets for animation. He has also worked on games, CD covers, and comics.
Trade Paperback | 304 pages