“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
Posted by scottyparker15 on September 22, 2011 in Uncategorized.
Very interesting title! Made me want to read further!
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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