Ben Peek (benpeek) wrote,
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'the disintegration of the electorate as a public becomes manifest with the realization that press and radio, "deployed in the usual manner," have practically no effect; within the framework of the manufactured public sphere the mass media are useful only as vehicles of advertising. the parties address themselves to the "people," de facto to that minority whose state of mind is symptomatically revealed, according to the survey researchers, in terms of an average vocabulary of five hundred words...'

217.

more as it goes on, of course.
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