Media Virus!

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 1, 2010 - Social Science - 368 pages
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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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Media virus!: hidden agendas in popular culture

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In our "datasphere" world, we are exposed to information about events like the O.J. Simpson case in myriad formats from newspapers, television tabloids, and talk shows to the Internet. This media ... Read full review

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Douglas Rushkoff is the author of 10 bestselling books on media and culture, including Cyberia, Media Virus!, Playing the Future, Coercion: Why We Listen to What "They" Say, and the novels Ecstasy Club and Exit Strategy.

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