In 1938 many people believed that the radio play reports from Orson Welles about a real event. According to my opinion the people in 1938 were more gullible than nowadays. They had a certain trust in the information of the radio.

Nowadays the people are less plausible. The majority knows that the media often exaggerate or publish less checked information By the fact that nowadays there are many possibilities to find out news and to examine,  the radio play would cause less hysteria .

Nevertheless, I think that the media influence the people  thoug in another frame. We take up today’s media subconsciously and are influenced so.

Result: The hysteria of 1938 cannot be transferred to the today’s society.