[Manufacturing consent]

“In his capture of the mind by our industrial autocracy as the means to economic and social subjugation, the most powerful instrument of all is the modern industrialized Press. Through it our economic Prussianism can control the nation’s mind, form its opinions, direct its passions, determine its judgements.”
Sir Allen Lane, The Press and The Organization of Society, (1933)

“Industrial and commercial interests influence broadcasting and television. With the intensive study of psychology, propaganda and advertising, it may become increasingly possible for a few who can afford to spend heavily on controlling the means of communication to condition the minds of the rest.”
Michael Stewart (Later British Foreign Secretary), Modern Forms of Government, (1959)

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