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Product Description: Fidel Castro jailed political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin during the Great Terror. He murdered more Cubans in his first three years in power than Hitler murdered Germans during his first six. Alone among world leaders, Castro came to within inches of igniting a global nuclear holocaust...read more

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9781594036675 | Encounter Books, June 4, 2013, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Fidel Castro jailed political prisoners at a higher rate than Stalin during the Great Terror.

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Product Description: This is the book for anyone who aspires to the title "informed citizen." It clearly explains how political news works, how the media influences readers―and how to sort through it all to be a better, smarter consumer of political news...read more

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9781440803215 | Praeger Pub Text, July 19, 2013, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: This is the book for anyone who aspires to the title "informed citizen.

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Product Description: Thinking Critically About Media is a textbook for self-defence against manipulation by politicians, the media and assorted propagandists. Its interdisciplinary application of principles of critical thinking and argumentative rhetoric can be incorporated in a variety of university courses including the social sciences, communication, journalism and media studies...read more

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9781612052731 | Paradigm Pub, April 30, 2013, cover price $130.95 | About this edition: Thinking Critically About Media is a textbook for self-defence against manipulation by politicians, the media and assorted propagandists.

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9781612052748 | Paradigm Pub, August 30, 2013, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Thinking Critically About Media is a textbook for self-defence against manipulation by politicians, the media and assorted propagandists.

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Product Description: This collection of essays, the first book-length treatment of its kind, explicates the concept of «media interventions», which are herein defined as activities and projects that secure, exercise, challenge or acquire media power for tactical and strategic action...read more
By Kevin Howley (editor)

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9781433112119 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 12, 2013, cover price $159.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays, the first book-length treatment of its kind, explicates the concept of «media interventions», which are herein defined as activities and projects that secure, exercise, challenge or acquire media power for tactical and strategic action.

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9781433112102 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 28, 2013, cover price $42.95

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Product Description: A Decade of Dark Humor analyzes ways in which popular and visual culture used humor--in a variety of forms--to confront the attacks of September 11, 2001, and, more specifically, the aftermath. This interdisciplinary volume brings together scholars from four countries to discuss the impact of humor and irony on both media discourse and tangible political reality...read more
By Ted Gournelos (editor) and Viveca Greene (editor)

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9781617030062 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, August 1, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: A Decade of Dark Humor analyzes ways in which popular and visual culture used humor-in a variety of forms-to confront the attacks of September 11, 2001 and, more specifically, the aftermath.
9780306711367, titled "Recollections of the Last 10 Years in the Valley of the Mississippi" | 2 edition (Da Capo Pr, June 1, 1968), cover price $71.00 | also contains Recollections of the Last 10 Years in the Valley of the Mississippi

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9781617038235 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, February 19, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A Decade of Dark Humor analyzes ways in which popular and visual culture used humor--in a variety of forms--to confront the attacks of September 11, 2001, and, more specifically, the aftermath.

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Product Description: The field of media and politics is quickly changing as society transforms and new technologies develop continuously. Academic research in the area is rapidly breaking new ground to keep pace with the prolific media developments. This innovative, up-to-date text moves beyond rudimentary concepts and definitions to consider the exciting scholarly research that addresses the monumental recent changes in the media system of the United States and the world...read more
By Travis N. Ridout (editor)

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9780415537322 | Routledge, December 11, 2012, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: The field of media and politics is quickly changing as society transforms and new technologies develop continuously.

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9780415537339 | Routledge, December 10, 2012, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The field of media and politics is quickly changing as society transforms and new technologies develop continuously.

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Product Description: As recently as the early 1970s, the news media was one of the most respected institutions in the United States. Yet by the 1990s, this trust had all but evaporated. Why has confidence in the press declined so dramatically over the past 40 years? And has this change shaped the public's political behavior? This book examines waning public trust in the institutional news media within the context of the American political system and looks at how this lack of confidence has altered the ways people acquire political information and form electoral preferences...read more

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9780691147857 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 5, 2011, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: As recently as the early 1970s, the news media was one of the most respected institutions in the United States.

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9780691147864 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 5, 2011, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: As recently as the early 1970s, the news media was one of the most respected institutions in the United States.

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Product Description: The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information. After Broadcast News puts this challenge into historical context, arguing that it is the latest of several critical moments, driven by economic, political, cultural, and technological changes, in which the relationship among citizens, political elites, and the media has been contested...read more

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9781107010314 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 26, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.

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9780521279833 | Cambridge Univ Pr, October 31, 2011, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The new media environment has challenged the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.

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Product Description: Even as more and more communications avenues open up, are Americans losing their political IQ? Some democratic theorists bemoan citizen apathy, ignorance, and incapacity to make sound political judgments. Renowned media scholar Doris Graber contends that such assessments are based on impractical and outmoded models of measuring citizen awareness and engagement...read more

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9781594514746 | Paradigm Pub, June 30, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Even as more and more communications avenues open up, are Americans losing their political IQ?

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9781594514753 | Paradigm Pub, February 28, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Even as more and more communications avenues open up, are Americans losing their political IQ?
9780199945986 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Even as more and more communications avenues open up, are Americans losing their political IQ?

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Product Description: There is an elaborate and often invisible carnival that emerges alongside presidential campaigns as innumerable activist groups attempt to press their issues into mainstream political discourse. Sarah Sobieraj’s fascinating ethnographic portrait of fifty diverse organizations over the course of two campaign cycles reveals that while most activist groups equate political success with media success and channel their energies accordingly, their efforts fail to generate news coverage and come with deleterious consequences...read more

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9780814741368 | New York Univ Pr, June 13, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: There is an elaborate and often invisible carnival that emerges alongside presidential campaigns as innumerable activist groups attempt to press their issues into mainstream political discourse.

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9780814741375 | New York Univ Pr, June 13, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: There is an elaborate and often invisible carnival that emerges alongside presidential campaigns as innumerable activist groups attempt to press their issues into mainstream political discourse.

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Product Description: The Tea Party has been the most high profile and controversial social movement in the US of recent times. But real analysis of the Tea Party remains slim - is it a genuine social movement or a topdown interest group created by the Republican Party and corporate funding? Crashing the Tea Party is based on first-hand observation of local Tea Party chapters, and undertakes a critical journalistic and scholarly examination from the national and local level...read more

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9781594519444 | Paradigm Pub, May 31, 2011, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: The Tea Party has been the most high profile and controversial social movement in the US of recent times.

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9781594519451 | Paradigm Pub, May 31, 2011, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Tea Party has been the most high profile and controversial social movement in the US of recent times.

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Product Description: Argues that the reliance on sound bites in recent political discourse is harmful to the democratic process.

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9781438430416 | State Univ of New York Pr, April 8, 2010, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Argues that the reliance on sound bites in recent political discourse is harmful to the democratic process.

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9781438430423 | State Univ of New York Pr, April 8, 2010, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Argues that the reliance on sound bites in recent political discourse is harmful to the democratic process.

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Product Description: Is a new progressive era in American life in the offing? Only time will tell, but journalist Theodore Hamm’s sharp, acerbic book suggests that a new progressive media has already arrived. Satirical, hard-charging, and unapologetically progressive, this new media movement is both reinvigorating old forms like late-night TV and documentaries and inventing new forms like the blogosphere...read more

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9781595580405 | New Pr, June 1, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Is a new progressive era in American life in the offing?

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9780131894327, titled "Cram Course for the Sat" | 2nd edition (Arco Pub, April 1, 1991), cover price $6.00 | also contains Cram Course for the Sat

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Product Description: Liberal media bias is an established fact, and Jeff Gannon witnessed it first hand while serving “behind enemy lines” in the White House press corps. Gannon’s story of how he was driven out of the White House illustrates the challenges conservative journalists face in a profession that is institutionally and genetically liberal...read more

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9780595906895 | Iuniverse Inc, September 12, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Liberal media bias is an established fact, and Jeff Gannon witnessed it first hand while serving “behind enemy lines” in the White House press corps.

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9780595462353 | Iuniverse Inc, September 5, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Liberal media bias is an established fact, and Jeff Gannon witnessed it first hand while serving "behind enemy lines" in the White House press corps.

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Product Description: Stop the presses! You've heard newspaper editors shout that phrase in old movies. Joseph Farah was never a newspaper editor in the movies - he was one in real life. But he no longer works with ink, presses and newsprint. Fourteen years ago, Farah founded WorldNetDaily...read more

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9780979045103 | Wnd Books, April 30, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Stop the presses!

The producer at the heart of the '60 Minutes'/George Bush National Guard controversy reveals her side of the story and explores how the public's right to know is being jeopardized by a corrupt alliance between politicians and news organizations.

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9781593978372 | Abridged edition (St Martins Pr, November 8, 2005), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The producer at the heart of the '60 Minutes'/George Bush National Guard controversy reveals her side of the story and explores how the public's right to know is being jeopardized by a corrupt alliance between politicians and news organizations.

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9781223052755 | Abridged edition (St Martins Pr, February 28, 2007), cover price $14.95 | also contains Truth and Duty: The Press, The President, and the Privilege of Power

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Product Description: To succeed in foreign policy, U.S. presidents have to sell their versions or framings of political events to the news media and to the public. But since the end of the Cold War, journalists have increasingly resisted presidential views, even offering their own spin on events...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226210711 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: To succeed in foreign policy, U.
9780071038423, titled "The Truth About the National Debt: Five Myths & One Reality" | McGraw-Hill, September 1, 1996, cover price $14.10 | also contains The Truth About the National Debt: Five Myths & One Reality

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9780226210728 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 15, 2003, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: To succeed in foreign policy, U.

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Product Description: Mass media's potential to influence audience beliefs and behavior is a subject that has long fascinated scholars and the general public. The ongoing interest and concern are reflected in the common tendency to blame "the media" for many of society's problems...read more

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9781577667858 | 2 edition (Waveland Pr Inc, June 30, 2012), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Mass media's potential to influence audience beliefs and behavior is a subject that has long fascinated scholars and the general public.
9780072435764 | McGraw-Hill Humanities Social, September 1, 2001, cover price $108.65 | About this edition: Fundamentals of Media Effects is a readable scholarly text geared to undergraduate students in the media effects course.

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A collection of essays discusses the role of the media, language, and education on popular culture.

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9780812991628, titled "Lights, Camera, Democracy!: Selected Essays" | Times Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays discusses the role of the media, language, and education on popular culture.

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9780679647133 | Random House Inc, March 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays discusses the role of the media, language, and education on popular culture.

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Product Description: Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences, Fifth Edition, by David Croteau and William Hoynes provides a framework for understanding the relationship between media and society and helps readers develop skills for critically evaluating both conventional wisdom and their own assumptions about the social role of the media...read more

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9780761986843 | 2 edition (Pine Forge Pr, August 1, 2000), cover price $70.95 | About this edition: The key theme of this textbook is the reciprocal interplay between media and society: media shapes society, and society shapes media; media creates individuals' reality, but individuals in turn shape the construction of the media.

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9781452268378 | 5th edition (Sage Pubns, November 19, 2013), cover price $81.00 | About this edition: Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences, Fifth Edition, by David Croteau and William Hoynes provides a framework for understanding the relationship between media and society and helps readers develop skills for critically evaluating both conventional wisdom and their own assumptions about the social role of the media.
9781412974202 | 4th edition (Sage Pubns, May 24, 2011), cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences provides a framework to help students understand the relationship between media and society and helps students develop skills for critically evaluating both conventional wisdom and one’s own assumptions about the social role of the media.
9780761986379 | Pine Forge Pr, August 1, 1999, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: The key theme of this textbook is the reciprocal interplay between media and society: media shapes society, and society shapes media; media creates individuals' reality, but individuals in turn shape the construction of the media.
9780803990654 | Pine Forge Pr, January 1, 1997, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Book by Croteau, David, Hoynes, William

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Features the writings of over one hundred journalists and media critics discussing the political and social impact of the mass media in the United States (view table of contents)
By Don Hazen (editor) and Julie Winokur (editor)

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9781565843806 | New Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Features the writings of over one hundred journalists and media critics discussing the political and social impact of the mass media in the United States
9780039224363, titled "Motion in the Heavens Si Metric" | Holt Rinehart & Winston, June 1, 1976, cover price $14.04 | also contains Motion in the Heavens Si Metric

Challenges conventional wisdom regarding the state of the federal deficit, and includes modest reform proposals

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9780071038423 | McGraw-Hill, September 1, 1996, cover price $14.10 | also contains Projections of Power: Framing News, Public Opinion, and U.S. Foreign Policy
9780875847344, titled "The Truth About the National Debt: Five Myths and One Reality" | Harvard Business School Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Challenges conventional wisdom regarding the state of the federal deficit, and includes modest reform proposals

Product Description: This book examines the forces shaping the media that bring us information about politics and the form and content of media such as broadcast, print and radio. Topics explored include: how technical developments in communication will effect how we learn about politics; how the rapid growth of media channels may harm democracy; what we learn from print and broadcast journalism; how the media shapes our attitudes; public cynicism towards politics and the media; and alternative forms of political expression...read more

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9780761903000 | Sage Pubns, August 1, 1996, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: This book examines the forces shaping the media that bring us information about politics and the form and content of media such as broadcast, print and radio.

By Alan W. Heston (editor), Kathleen Hall Jamieson (editor) and Neil A. Weiner (editor)

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9780761902997 | Sage Pubns, July 1, 1996, cover price $47.00

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