Books tagged: media studies

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Cheat Codes For Life: How to Achieve Anything With the Technologies of Success
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Are you making the best decisions to guarantee your success? Cheat Codes For Life is a cookbook for success in all areas of your life: wealth, health, relationships, work, and happiness. Robert Crayola clearly presents 35 key areas to direct your energy and gives you specific techniques and exercises to get you results immediately. No fluff and jargon-free - if it's in the book, it works.
Dealing with grumpy editors (a media survival guide)
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations
Want to write press releases that will actually get read by editors? Do you wonder why your existing press releases and media pitches aren't being successful? This book is written by an editor with over 17 years' experience on magazines and newspapers. It doesn't pull punches when it comes to what does - and what doesn't - work when pitching ideas to grumpy editors.
Give Paz a Chance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Pennylesse. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Give Paz a Chance collects essays in media studies, cultural criticism, and politics by former White House and State Department official Joseph P. Duggan. The title essay lauds Octavio Paz's commitment to criticism as a way of thinking with integrity, as ”the imagination cured of fantasies and determined to face the world's realities.”
The Zuckerberg Galaxy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011 by Pennylesse. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social networking
A Primer for Navigating the Media Maelstrom. Centennial tribute to Marshall McLuhan, who foresaw the Internet, Google, Wikipedia, and e-commerce in his classic Gutenberg Galaxy. Shows how McLuhan enhances his friend Peter Drucker's work on management and innovation. The Zuckerberg Galaxy also examines social media's disruption of human nature, making people "discarnate."
Attack of the Cab Monsters - A Tale of the Financial Crisis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In the spring of 2009, New York media baron Alan Medussa is engaged in many conflicts as he holds together his crumbling empire while new media technologies gnaw at his businesses. After a crazy cab ride in which he encounters a driver involved with criminal gangs, he concocts an innovative way to utilize taxis and their drivers to solve his conflicts, transforming into a media Frankenstein.
“Evil is Everywhere” The Politics of George Lucas and the Representations of War and Totalitarian Power in the Star Wars Prequels
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You set the price! Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This essay “Evil is Everywhere” discusses the personal politics of George Lucas and the ways in which war and totalitarian power are represented in his films with a case study of the Star Wars prequels.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives
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Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Technology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
What I've Learnt ...and What I Was Secretly Thinking Behind Their Backs.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,860. Language: Australian English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Thirty years in the making. A very serious book covering a plethora of very important topics including War, Religion, Biomechanics, Exercise, Nutrition, Communication, The Media, Professionalism, History and Globalisation to name only a few. Full of the best quotes, the best films and TV for watching. It also proves "The Real Devil", how to recognise it, understand it and resist it. A MUST HAVE!!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
Solitude and Presence: Photo Reflections on Natural and Digital Ecologies
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Essay » Technology
For over a year I, along with my wife and six-year-old daughter, have rented a small, mailbox-shaped house nestled among fifteen acres of private land in Durham, New Hampshire. During our time here the forest never lost its draw, and in fact has become an unexpected source of insight for my teaching and research in the areas of media, religion, and digital culture.