Compare and contrast the depths chapters 8 and 9 of Walter Lippmanns Public Opinion. Answer the following questions as well of chaters 8 and 9.
What does Lippmann mean when he says that every stereotype has a “blind spot”? How can a blind spot have value?
2. How does the idea of “progress” function as a stereotype? What are the strengths and weaknesses of this stereotype?
3. What is a “moral code,” according to Lippmann?
4. How does Lippmann use the term “myth”? How is it similar to and different than Postman’s use of the term?
5. What does it mean to be an expert, according to Lippmann? What are the ways that experts stereotype?