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The New Gilded Age: The New Yorker Looks at the Culture of Affluence (Modern Library)
The New Gilded Age: The New Yorker Looks at the Culture of Affluence (Modern Library)
by David Remnick
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In keeping with its tradition of sending writers out into America to take the pulse of our citizens and civilization, The New Yorker over the past decade has reported on the unprecedented economy and how it has changed the ways in which we live. This new... (read more)

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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky
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"[A] compelling indictment of the news media's role in covering up errors and deceptions in American foreign policy of the past quarter century."--Walter LaFeber, The New York Times Book... (read more)

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No Logo
No Logo
by Naomi Klein
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The hotly debated report from the frontlines of mounting backlash against multinational corporations. A national bestseller, No Logo took Canadians by storm when it was published last year in hardcover. Equal parts cultural analysis, political manifesto,... (read more)

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Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real (Meaning Systems)
Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real (Meaning Systems)
by Bernhard Siegert
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In a crucial shift within posthumanistic media studies, Bernhard Siegert dissolves the concept of media into a network of operations that reproduce, displace, process, and reflect the distinctions fundamental for a given culture. Cultural Techniques aims... (read more)

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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
by Andrew Blum
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Design Observer Best Book of the Year Tubes looks behind the scenes of our digital lives at the physical heart of the Internet itself. This is a book about real places on the map: their sounds and smells, their storied pasts, their physical details, and... (read more)

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Age of Propaganda : the Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion (Rev 00 Edition)
Age of Propaganda : the Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion (Rev 00 Edition)
by Anthony Pratkanis
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-397) and index.... (read more)

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Communication Between Cultures (8TH 13 Edition)
Communication Between Cultures (8TH 13 Edition)
by Larry A. Samovar
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This bestselling intercultural communication text gives readers an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and helps them develop practical skills for improving their communication with people from other cultures. COMMUNICATION BETWEEN... (read more)

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Ironic Spectator (13 Edition)
Ironic Spectator (13 Edition)
by Lilie Chouliaraki
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This path-breaking book explores how solidarity towards vulnerable others is performed  in our media environment. It argues that stories where famine is described through our own experience of dieting  or or where solidarity with Africa... (read more)

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New York Neon
New York Neon
by Thomas E. Rinaldi
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Treating New York City as an open-air museum, Thomas E. Rinaldi captures the brilliant glow of surviving early- and mid-twentieth-century neon signs, those iconic elements of the cityscape now in danger of disappearing. This visual tour features two... (read more)

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Appletopia: Media Technology and the Religious Imagination of Steve Jobs
Appletopia: Media Technology and the Religious Imagination of Steve Jobs
by Brett T. Robinson
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Steve Jobs knew what he was doing. He watched as technology tightened its grip on the American psyche. Long before others understood the potential of the personal computer, he saw its power. But it was his visionary use of media to explain technology to... (read more)

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Culture Jam: How to Reverse America's Suicidal Consumer Binge-And Why We Must
Culture Jam: How to Reverse America's Suicidal Consumer Binge-And Why We Must
by Kalle Lasn
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America is no longer a country but a multimillion-dollar brand, says Kalle Lasn and his fellow "culture jammers". The founder of Adbusters magazine, Lasn aims to stop the branding of America by changing the way information flows; the way... (read more)

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Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents (Sign, Storage, Transmission)
Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents (Sign, Storage, Transmission)
by Lisa Gitelman
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Most of us hardly ever think about those ubiquitous things that hangandmdash;along with wreaths, light fixtures, and the occasional delivery attempt noticeandmdash;at our front door: house numbers, our address. Taken for granted in the hustle and bustle... (read more)

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Inventing Reality : the Politics of News Media (2ND 93 Edition)
Inventing Reality : the Politics of News Media (2ND 93 Edition)
by Michael J. Parenti
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-254) and index.... (read more)

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Reality TV : the Work of Being Watched (04 Edition)
Reality TV : the Work of Being Watched (04 Edition)
by Mark Andrejevic
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Drawing on cultural theory and interviews with fans, cast members, and producers, this book places the reality TV trend within a broader social context, tracing its relationship to the development of a digitally enhanced, surveillance-based interactive... (read more)

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Looking Out Looking In-advantage Book (14TH 14 Edition)
Looking Out Looking In-advantage Book (14TH 14 Edition)
by Ronald B. Adler
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Increase student interactivity and lower costs with this soft-cover, black and white, Advantage Edition version of LOOKING OUT/LOOKING IN , 14e. Featuring the Student Activities Manual pages integrated into each chapter, the Advantage Edition offers you... (read more)

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Who Owns the Future?
Who Owns the Future?
by Jaron Lanier
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Jaron Lanier is the father of virtual reality and one of the worldand#8217;s most brilliant thinkers. andlt;I andgt;Who Owns the Future?andlt;/Iandgt; is his visionary reckoning with the most urgent economic and social trend of our age: the poisonous... (read more)

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All the News That's Fit To Sell : How the Market Transforms Information Into News (04 Edition)
All the News That's Fit To Sell : How the Market Transforms Information Into News (04 Edition)
by James T. Hamilton
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"At what price do we get our news? The role of economics in defining the nature of contemporary journalism has never been better explained. A valuable, important book for those of us who watch, read, or listen to the news."--Marvin Kalb, Senior Fellow... (read more)

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The Undersea Network (Sign, Storage, Transmission)
The Undersea Network (Sign, Storage, Transmission)
by Nicole Starosielski
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In our andquot;wirelessandquot; world it is easy to take the importance of the undersea cable systems for granted, but the stakes of their successful operation are huge, as they are responsible for carrying almost all transoceanic Internet traffic. In... (read more)

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Lies We Live by: Defeating Doubletalk and Deception in Advertising, Politics, and the Media
Lies We Live by: Defeating Doubletalk and Deception in Advertising, Politics, and the Media
by Carl Hausman
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It's a sad truth that lies are becoming a part of everyday life. From pre-approved credit card mailings to college admission claims to presidential press conferences, the American public is being spun, deceived and misinformed at a dizzying rate and on a... (read more)

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Critical Cyberculture Studies (06 Edition)
Critical Cyberculture Studies (06 Edition)
by Silver
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Starting in the early 1990s, journalists and scholars began responding to and trying to take account of new technologies and their impact on our lives. By the end of the decade, the full-fledged study of cyberculture had arrived. Today, there exists a... (read more)

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