1. political propaganda (especially communist propaganda) communicated via art and literature and cinema
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
agitprop \agitprop\ n.
1. [agitation + propaganda.]
1. agitation and propaganda; -- used especially for such
activities carried out on behalf of communist activists.
2. a person who disseminates messages calculated to assist
some cause or some government; one disseminating
agitprop. Also called agitpropist.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "agitprop":
agent provocateur, agitator, catalyst, demagogue, exciter,
firebrand, fomenter, incendiary, inciter, indoctrination, inflamer,
instigator, mischief-maker, propaganda, propagandism, propagandist,
provocateur, provoker, rabble-rouser, ringleader, rouser,
seditionary, seditionist, troublemaker, urger