The Press: Public Opinion

READINGS IN PUBLIC OPINION : Its Formation and Control—Edited by W. Brooke Graves, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science in Temple University—Appleton ($6).

This is a colossal work (1,265 pages), and a curious one. It is obviously intended for some sort of advanced university course; but it can be opened at almost any page, by editor or reporter, with stimulating and provoking results.

Under the various chapters—"The Formation of Personal Opinion," "The Nature of Group Opinion and of Public Opinion," "Organized Religion," "The Press," "Music," "The Radio," "Chambers of Commerce," "The Demagogue," "The Political...

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