Thursday, April 30, 2009

radio invades the home: Martians and Mass Delusion

In 1938 there was a story in the New York Daily News that poke fun and mimicked the presentation of a live broadcast by Orson Wells and the Mercury Theatre of the air. This show brought about panic because they was talking about the earth getting attrack by alliens. This stituation had the public in a frenzy. There was millions of listener didnt realize it was just a radio show and he was joking around, he would have to let the people know all this was just a show. "Radio plays:mystery, western, adventure, romance, were a very popular form of entertainment in the 1930's: the goldern age of radop." This is a example of how important and the influence that radio have on people, the statement was said and everyone heard it.


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