“[N]ewspapers have transformed… unified in space and diversified in time the conversation of individuals… even those who do not read papers but who, talking to those who do, are forced to follow the groove of their borrowed thoughts. One pen suffices to set off a million tongues.”

Gabriel Tarde, “On Opinion and Conversation,” 1898


About yaeger22

St. John Fisher College Class of 2012

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  1. sjnunn16 says:

    The words and voices of the media today really do largeley influence our thoughts, ideas, and opinions. Do we really have our own voice and think about things without people impacting our decisions?

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