Prediction of Political Action by Means of Propaganda Analysis
Published In: The Public Opinion Quarterly, v. 20, no. 1, Spring 1956, p. 334-345
Posted on RAND.org on May 27, 2015
A study to determine an opponent's initiatives through analysis of his propaganda. This problem which confronted the content analysts of the Federal Communications Commission during World War II, is investigated because of (1) the development of its methodological approach during World War II and (2) its theoretical interest in connection with the relationship of communication and action in the dealings between nations.