This reminds me of Fr. Rutler's words in his interview with Gerald at the Closed Cafeteria:
"Marshall McLuhan, the great prophet of modern communication theory was a Catholic and he was a consultant at the Second Vatican Council. And he said, microphones will totally revolutionize, in a bad way, the psychology of worship. People get upset, they can't hear, understand everything. What does that mean? [people] think it's being directed to them. The same thing with sacred oratory... with microphones, you reduce sacred rhetoric to a chat..."