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A '''Smear Campaign''' is a publicity campaign aimed at defaming one's opponent or rival as much as possible, rather than promoting one's own virtue. Popular with any product or proponent who knows their own merit is nonexistent.
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A '''Smear Campaign''' is a publicity campaign aimed at defaming one's opponent or rival in an [[election]] as much as possible, rather than promoting one's own [[virtue]]. Popular with any product or proponent who knows their own merit is nonexistent.
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Smear campaigns may also be conducted by the [[media]], exaggerating or completely fabricating malicious hearsay in order to plant the seeds of doubt in voters' minds.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[NABA]]
 
* [[NABA]]
 
* [[Liberal smear machine]]
 
* [[Liberal smear machine]]
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* [[Mudslinging]]
  
  
 
[[Category:Political Media]]
 
[[Category:Political Media]]

Latest revision as of 12:17, March 21, 2012

A Smear Campaign is a publicity campaign aimed at defaming one's opponent or rival in an election as much as possible, rather than promoting one's own virtue. Popular with any product or proponent who knows their own merit is nonexistent.

Smear campaigns may also be conducted by the media, exaggerating or completely fabricating malicious hearsay in order to plant the seeds of doubt in voters' minds.

See also