Is the so-called “FAKE NEWS” a side effect of the Internet and SOCIAL MEDIA? Absolutely not. The American radio drama from the 20th century is an excellent historical example of how to spark up a panic among stressed citizens just by broadcasting a seemingly innocent program based on a famous novel. Interestingly, as a sociological phenomenon, this event has grown into a legend that overestimates the phenomenon in terms of the psychology of the crowd.
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