I enjoyed reading the mention of The War of the Worlds radio broadcast on this week’s syllabus. Surely though after such a newsworthy major “hoax”, this kind of incident could never happen again. However, one thing many people don’t seem to know is that it not only happened once, but multiple times around the world!
One of my favorite Radiolab segments talks about it here: Could It Happen Again?
And if you want to hear more, listen to the full episode here.