It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale.
Media Literacy to Combat Disinformation
The Media Education Lab has been working hard with Senator Amy Klobuchar's office to get the Senate bill introduced. Now RI House Rep Jim Langevin has reached out to me to develop the House version of this bill. The proposed legislation would award $20 million annually for media literacy education initiatives across the U.S.
See this article from The Hill for more information:
You can see RENEE'S blog post on the topic here.