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[KINDLE] ✽ Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News ❁ A Brad Schwartz – Comics-books.co On the evening of October 30 1938 radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of a meteor strike in the New Jersey countryside With sirens blaring in the background announcers inOn the evening of October 30 1938 radio listeners across the United States heard a startling report of a meteor strike in the New Jersey countryside With sirens blaring in the background announcers in the field described mysterious creatures terrifying war machines and thick clouds of poison gas moving toward New York City As the invading force approached Manhattan some listeners sat transfixed while others ran to alert neighbors or to call the police Some even fled their homes But the hair raising broadcast was not a real news bulletin it was Orson Welles's adaptation of the H G Wells classic The War of the Worlds In Broadcast Hysteria A Brad S.

Chwartz boldly retells the story of Welles's famed radio play and its impact Did it really spawn a wave of mass hysteria as The New York Times reported? Schwartz is the first to examine the hundreds of letters sent to Orson Welles himself in the days after the broadcast and his findings challenge the conventional wisdom Few listeners believed an actual attack was under way But even so Schwartz shows that Welles's broadcast became a major scandal prompting a different kind of mass panic as Americans debated the bewitching power of the radio and the country's vulnerability in a time of crisis When the debate was over American broadcasting had chan.

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