Texts

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman

The Cult of the Amateur by Andrew Keen

Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide by Henry Jenkins

The Culture of Fear: Why Americans are Afraid of the Wrong Things by Barry Glassner

Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology by Neil Postman

Politics and Propaganda: Weapons of Mass Seduction by Nicholas Jackson O’Shaughnessy

Munitions of the Mind by Philip M. Taylor

Propaganda: The Formation of Men’s Attitudes by Jacques Ellul

Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication by John Durham Peters

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One response to “Texts

  1. Thanks for the reading l;ist, dude. I’ll work on it, as almost all the titles are new to me.

    I’m suspicious of our 1/2 trillion-dollar a year Pentagon and their “information warfare” program.

    Apart from PentagonChannel, the press releases read verbatim over the phone, and the stories planted in the foreign news, there may be another issue, I fear.

    US armed services intelligence AGENTS have been placed into control or influence of large commercial media outlets and production companies. They are powerfully shaping the national thinking and dialogue on the full spectrum of political and cultural issues.

    Do you know of any independent research on this topic of Pentagon influence in commercial media?

    Peace.

    PT

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