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-An '''agency''' or '''ministry of propaganda''' is the part of a government charged with generating and distributing [[propaganda]].+==See also==
 +*[[Chieu Hoi]]
 +*[[Information warfare]]
 +*[[Pentagon military analyst program]]
 +*[[Political Warfare Executive]]
 +*[[Psychological warfare]]
 +*[[Psychological Warfare Division]]
 +*[[Psychological Operations in Guerrilla Warfare]]
 +*[[CIA]]'s [[Special Activities Division]]
-Though governments routinely engage in propaganda, ministries with the word "propaganda" in their name have become progressively more rare since the end of [[World War II]], as a result of which the term took on its present negative connotation. Instead of using the word "propaganda", governments today often use the terms "[[public relations]]", "[[psychological operations]]", "[[education]]", or simply "[[information]]". 
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-==Historical examples== 
-*[[Germany]] had employed [[Joseph Goebbels]] as head of the [[Ministry of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda]]. 
-*The [[Soviet Union]] had a [[Agitprop|Department for Agitation and Propaganda]]. 
-*The [[Brazil]]ian [[Estado Novo (Brazil)|Estado Novo]] had a Department of Press and Propaganda (DIP). 
-*Ireland had a Department of Propaganda, established 1918 and renamed to [[Minister for Publicity (Ireland)|Ministry for Publicity]] 1921. 
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-==In literature== 
-*The [[Ministry of Truth]] is the ministry of propaganda in [[George Orwell]]'s [[1984 (novel)|1984]]. 
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-==See also== 
-*[[Propaganda]] 
-*[[Mind Control]] 
-*[[Crowd Psychology]] 
-*[[United States Information Agency]] 
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