CO-WEST-PRO's Jaq James is available to present a five-day interactive workshop in any Global South country on the topic of Western propaganda and ways to prevent and counter it. You can register your interest at the contact page.
Day 1: The Fundamentals What is propaganda? How is Western propaganda different to other countries' propaganda? Why can Western propaganda be more harmful than other countries' propaganda? Why should Global South nations care about countering Western propaganda?
Day 2: Understanding How Western Propagandists Succeed Comprehending the Western propagandist's ecosystem. Identifying common manipulation techniques used by Western propagandists.
Days 3-4: Countering and Preventing Western Propaganda How to master critical thinking skills. How to master English rhetorical skills. Embracing international law as a rhetorical framework. Common mistakes made in anticipating and countering Western propaganda. Preventing grievances that lead to the creation of Western propagandists.
Day 5: Going on the Front Foot What are Global South nations doing right when telling their story to the West?