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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 17 August 1986
  • ISBN : PSU:000012455942
  • Page : 184 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 27 voters

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Examines the effects of television culture on how we conduct our public affairs and how "entertainment values" corrupt the way we think.

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Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1986
  • ISBN : PSU:000012455942
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Examines the effects of television culture on how we conduct our public affairs and how "entertainment values" corrupt the way we think.

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005-12-27
  • ISBN : 014303653X
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What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. "It's unlikely that Trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman.” -CNN Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century

Neil Postman - Amusing and Informing Ourselves to Death

Neil Postman - Amusing and Informing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Julia Schubert
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2005-11-23
  • ISBN : 9783638441773
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Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1, Martin Luther University (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Orality and Literacy, 17 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The central topics of the works of the writer, educator, communication theorist, social critic and cultural commentator Neil Postman have always been the media, their different forms of communication and their meanings to people, society and culture. Any of his books

Amusing Ourselves to Death

Amusing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005-12-27
  • ISBN : 9780143036531
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What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. "It's unlikely that Trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman.” -CNN Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century

The Art of Controversy

The Art of Controversy
  • Author : Victor S Navasky
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2013-04-09
  • ISBN : 9780307962140
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A lavishly illustrated, witty, and original look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of The New York Times Magazine and the longtime editor of The Nation, Victor S. Navasky knows just how transformative—and incendiary—cartoons can be. Here Navasky guides readers through some of the greatest cartoons ever created, including those by George Grosz, David Levine, Herblock, Honoré Daumier, and Ralph Steadman. He recounts how cartoonists

Amazing Ourselves to Death

Amazing Ourselves to Death
  • Author : Lance Strate
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 1433119307
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"Media, technology, culture, television, new media, media ecology, public discourse" --

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century

Building a Bridge to the 18th Century
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-06-08
  • ISBN : 9780307797285
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At a time when we are reexamining our values, reeling from the pace of change, witnessing the clash between good instincts and "pragmatism," dealing with the angst of a new millennium, Neil Postman, one of our most distinguished observers of contemporary society, provides for us a source of guidance and inspiration. In Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth Century he revisits the Enlightenment, that great flowering of ideas that provided a humane direction for the future -- ideas that formed

Technopoly

Technopoly
  • Author : Neil Postman
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-06-01
  • ISBN : 9780307797353
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it—with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth.