"Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket."
What an idea - record the news if it comes on at an inconvenient time and then listen to it later. This is a pretty good prediction, since the first news broadcasts by radio wouldn't happen for another twenty years.
THis is also an astute prediction of the electronic distribution of news.
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