grey propaganda

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gray propaganda

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propaganda that does not identify its source. Compare black propaganda, white propaganda
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grey propaganda

Propaganda that does not specifically identify any source. See also propaganda.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Gray propaganda, finally, falls somewhere on the spectrum between white and black propaganda: The source may or may not be identified, and the accuracy of the information is unclear (Jowett & O'Donnell, 2006; Welch, 2003b).
Because propaganda messages disseminated via The Daily Prophet appear to be understood by the films' characters as having origins in a person or body outside of an editorial board, I classify this as gray propaganda. The source is not always correctly identified, but it is not credited to a false source.