How to Watch TV News
America is suffering from an information glut, and most Americans are no longer clear about what news is worth remembering or how any of it connects to anything else. Thus Americans are rapidly becoming the least knowledgeable people in the industrial world. For anyone who wants to control--not be controlled by--the powerful influence of television, How to Watch TV News shows you how to become a discerning viewer.
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Like other Postman efforts, it is rather entertaining, in places whimsically humorous. It makes its points well, and helped me identify things that I had realized but hadn't properly formulated. The ... Read full review
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The chapter on the narrative arc of TV commercials makes this book worth reading: You are not only deficient in some way, but you lack the knowledge to fix yourself; we will educate you on a product ... Read full review
Are You Watching Television or Is Television Watching You?
What Is News?
Getting Them into the Electronic Tent
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