“A leader or an interest that can make itself master of current symbols is the master of the current situation.”

                Walter Lippmann, Public Opinion, 1922


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2 responses »

  1. Very interesting title! Made me want to read further!

  2. kylereinson says:

    Lippmann’s book Public Opinion (1922) will be important as we read Ewen’s book. Lippmann coined the phrase “stereotype,” as Ewen notes. The phrase did not, at least initially, have a negative connotation at all.

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