Besides the Catholic church , which used quite elaborate principles in its counter reformation campaign, Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Minister of Propaganda, was the first to form principles of contemporary propaganda. The principles, used at first only for the purposes of war and politics, are now involved in total mass communication. In this present moment one cannot tell the difference between means of propaganda, advertising, entertainment, or education.
Move your cursor over Goebbels' portrait and discover "the truth" about contemporary media. This work preceeds Joseph Goebbels (tm) media campaign.