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Media manipulation

The process of media manipulation is based on the use of logical fallacies and propaganda techniques, and is used by some individuals or groups of individuals with influence to suppress information or points of view by crowding them out of the media, or by inducing other people or groups of people to stop listening to certain arguments, or simply by drawing their attention elsewhere.

People concerned about media manipulation have promoted the teaching of media literacy to teach about the above techniques and thus make them less effective with people thus educated.

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