Talk:Narcotizing dysfunction

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It would be interesting to compare this with Adam Curtis' "Oh Dearism" — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 09:57, 27 May 2016 (UTC)

Coining of term[edit]

The term narcotizing dysfunction may have been coined by Merton & Lazarsfeld, but not in the 1957 Mass Communication, Popular Taste and Organized Social Action as the article claims. The term itself is attested at least as early as 1948. Mathglot (talk) 21:35, 22 September 2016 (UTC)