Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann, sometimes called the 'Father of Modern Journalism', was an American journalist and political commentator. His 1922 classic, Public Opinion, is regarded as a seminal book in media studies.

The World Outside and the Pictures in our Heads

Walter Lippmann's seminal book, Public Opinion, was published in 1922, but reads like it was written for 2017. Here's the opening chapter of the book, which describes, long before the advent of social media, "the insertion between man and his environment of a pseudo-environment."

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