Mass Observation

noun

: an originally and chiefly British method of ascertaining public opinion and public sentiment by study of diaries and subjective writings, private comments, and interviews on general subjects, in combination with quantitative surveys and polls

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“Mass Observation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mass%20Observation. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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