Noise: How Our Media-Saturated Culture Dominates Lives and Dismantles Families

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Ascension Press, Jan 1, 2007 - Religion - 190 pages
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The most dominant force in the lives of almost all Americans is the mediathe Internet, TV, radio, blackberries, ipods. The list goes on and on. Although incredibly intoxicating, the media all too often distracts us from that which is most important, and in many instances, actually fights against our good and noble goals in life. As parents, educators, and consumers of the media, we have to get our media usageand that of our familiesunder control. Otherwise, the media will control us, if it isnt doing so already. In her new book, , Teresa Tomeo, a veteran broadcast journalist in both the Catholic and secular markets, makes a compelling and irrefutable case about the dangers of our dominant media cultureand the adjoining liberalism and immorality that comes with it. Tomeo gives a sobering analysis of each of the nine dominant forms of media, and she reveals how they are rapidly dismantling families and destroying lives.You will Learn: The nine dominant forms of media, and how each can negatively impact our lives What parents can do to protect their childrenand themselvesfrom the dangers of media saturation The effects of TV on children and young adults, and the proper limits parents should put in place How to monitor the lyrics of your teens favorite music groups How biased the media really is, and how to sift through the propaganda How to navigate your family through the minefield of media saturation ...and much more!

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Review: Noise: How Our Media-saturated Culture Dominates Lives and Dismantles Families [Revised Edition]

User Review  - Roxanne - Goodreads

Didn't finish it. Lots of true info and references to tons of research, but I got bored so quit about 2/3 of the way through. Seems like I've heard it all already, especially on Catholic Connection. All fact and little philosophy. Has practical suggestions, though. Read full review

Review: Noise: How Our Media-saturated Culture Dominates Lives and Dismantles Families [Revised Edition]

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

I was disappointed in this book. I went into this book with high expectations for how the noise of our culture is affecting us, but instead all I got was noise. This book only deals with the surface ... Read full review

Contents

You Cant Escape the Noise
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Am I Nuts orIs It Bad Out There?
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Its No Big Deal
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Copyright

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