Jefferson Pooley

Jefferson Pooley is an associate professor of media and communication at Muhlenberg College. He recently co-published War of the Worlds to Social Media.

History
Oct. 28 2013 11:51 PMThe Myth of the War of the Worlds PanicOrson Welles’ infamous 1938 radio program did not touch off nationwide hysteria. Why does the legend persist?
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