Power of the mass media

 

Sir, – Janan Ganesh tells us that “human foibles” rather than powerful mass media propaganda influence “the course of history” (“Don’t blame fake news for the rise of populism”, Analysis, March 7th).

Tell that to the advertising industry which spends billions successfully telling us what to buy. – Yours, etc,

A LEAVY,

Sutton,

Dublin 13.