The most virulent viruses today are composed of information. In this information-driven age, the easiest way to manipulate the culture is through the media. A hip and caustically humorous McLuhan for the '90s, culture watcher Douglas Rushkoff now offers a fascinating expose of media manipulation in today's age of instant information.
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Review: Media Virus!: Hidden Agendas in Popular CultureUser Review - Kim - Goodreads
You can't hold its dated-ness against it. That said, the second half of the book did not hold up to the promise of the first half - he seems to lose his focus on the meme. Read full review
Review: Media Virus!: Hidden Agendas in Popular CultureUser Review - Captaine Hoo-hoo - Goodreads
Good preliminary guide to the realization that a lot of our thoughts aren't thoughts and aren't put there by our own doing... Read full review