With a lively and engaging style, "Myths for the Masses" provides a critical, interdisciplinary, and historically informed statement about communication in contemporary life. It is written by Hanno Hardt, one of the world's leading authorities on the subject. It offers a comprehensive appraisal of mass communication. It provides a critical perspective on media and communication in society. It contains critical insights into the state of mass communication, democracy, and the construction of the self in society.