infoganda

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of information and propaganda.

Noun[edit]

infoganda (uncountable)

  1. (neologism) Journalistic content, particularly news, published or broadcast in the interest of advancing an ideological agenda.
    • 1999, Jeffrey Scheuer, The Sound Bite Society: How Television Helps the Right and Hurts the Left, Routledge (2001), ISBN 0415936624, page 31:
      GOP-TV, the television arm of the Republican Party, debuted in 1995 with the news magazine Rising Tide, a pseudo-news program (less "infotainment" than "infoganda") spreading the conservative gospel and raising money on some two thousand cable systems.

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