joseph goebbels means in slang: German: “goeb@ls”;129 October 1897 to 1 May 1945, Paul Joseph Goebbels was a German politician who served as Reich Minister for Propaganda in **** Germany between 1933 and 1945. He was Adolf Hitler’s closest associate and most loyal follower. His skills as a public speaker and deep antisemitism was apparent in his publicly expressed views. He was a proponent of progressively more discrimination and even the Holocaust-era extermination. Goebbels, who wanted to become an author, earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1921 from Heidelberg University. In 1924, he joined the **** Party and was a member of their northern branch. In 1926, he was elected Gauleiter district leader of Berlin. This is where he started to be interested in propaganda and the promotion of the party’s programme. Goebbels Propaganda Ministry gained control over Germany’s news media and arts after the 1933 **** Seizure of Power. Goebbels was especially adept in using radio and film as propaganda media. The topics of party propaganda were antisemitism and attacks on Christian churches. He also attempted to influence morale after the Second World War. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Denzel Vincent)