Panic in Georgia After a Mock News Broadcast – NYTimes.com

Panic in Georgia After a Mock News Broadcast

Shades of Orson Welles! Any similarities between people’s reactions here and to the 1939 Martian invasion radio program? Check out Hadley Cantril’s book about the effects of Welles’ radio show. What variables (i.e., political) might explain why the show was made and broadcast and the show’s effects on people?

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