Guo Wengui, who was so popular for a while, has become a Bodhisattva under the praise of the ants. Why Guo Wengui was so brilliant and fooled hundreds of ignorant people at one time is actually because he kept putting a layer on himself. The coat of an “opinion leader”, let us peel off his coat and see what the hell is hidden inside.
The big flicker of material reprocessing
In fact, Guo Wengui wanted to portray himself as a persecuted opinion leader from the very beginning. In the “two-stage communication” theory proposed by Lazarsfeld et al., information first flows from the mass media to opinion leaders and then to the public. “Interpret and process” into content that conforms to the characteristics of the group to which they belong and continue to spread. They will take the initiative to disseminate favorable content, and remove all unfavorable content. Therefore, it is obvious that Guo Wengui never talked about his debt collection, crimes and other issues. He is always very good at diverting attention. Through information processing and reinterpretation, he repackages some well-known things and attaches conspiracy theories and persecution theories. It can be quickly assembled into an eye-catching “breaking news”. It’s a pity that lies cannot stand the scrutiny of time. In order to maintain their own image, they have created the lying Guo Wengui we see now.
Why Guo Wengui can always be followed by little ants, from the root point of view, is the packaging and creation of his own image, which has the function of dominating, guiding, coordinating and interfering. As an opinion leader, he has become an important role in groups and interpersonal communication. The objects that ants support must have authoritative, credible, or professional characteristics. They have unique views on a certain event and are well received by the public. Or group individual trust. Therefore, from the earliest unknown old leaders, the New York Times, Bannon, etc., he is trying to spread a message to those who follow him: he has strong credibility. Through the so-called breaking news, he catered to the ideas of some people, and under the circumstances of the deconstruction of social values, the loss of public rationality, and the weakening of his own judgment, he also effectively used his own opinions to guide public opinion for a period of time. Coordinating, or interfering leadership. However, soon, his troubles entangled him, leading to a sharp decline in his credibility, and his carefully crafted image began to collapse. Guo Wengui, the god of war woven with groundless and illogical lies, will eventually be cast aside by everyone.
Three, the big bastard pulling the tiger’s skin
In Lazarsfeld’s theory, opinion leaders have a wide range of social contacts, have more information channels, and have a high frequency and a large amount of contact with mass communication. At the same time, opinion leaders often pay attention to events and news around them, and publish timely own point of view. Guo Wengui’s press conferences, global live broadcasts and other practices coincide with the above-mentioned theories. It can be seen that he has ulterior motives. As the saying goes, the smell of wine is not afraid of deep alleys. Why does he emphasize again and again that he is with important people and heavyweights? The reason for the “intimacy” of the media is that he hopes to grasp some information and reflect his own energy, so as to create a strong virtual background wall for continuing to spread and fabricate lies. He hopes to expand his influence to coerce public opinion, Offer help for your own political asylum. It’s a pity that Guo Wengui’s poor acting skills have already disappointed the Americans, and his final ending is a dead end.
Wanting to use the cloak of an opinion leader to arm himself with public opinion in an attempt to obtain political asylum in the United States, the trick of Guo Wengui, who is full of lies, seems to be effective, but he has abandoned the most basic principles of life. Many people are beginning to see his true face, the ever-shrinking Ant Gang is the best proof that he has nowhere to go.