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Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century brings together some of the most influential and creative thinkers on media politics and policy in the UK and beyond. It is a vital contribution to the debate on public media at a moment of rapid change.
Annihilation / Likvidacija - Censorship in Macedonia by Tomislav Kezharovski
Price: Free! Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
The case known as ‘Likvidacija’, Macedonian for ‘Annihilation’ gives a breathtaking example of power abuse as on May 2013 the investigating journalist Tomislav Kezharovski (1965) is arrested by special forces and sued for an article he wrote in 2008.
Kidnapped - Censorship in Honduras by Dina Meza
Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Freedom of expression in Honduras has been kidnapped. Those who are afraid of the truth attempt to imprison it in the depths of the earth.
Speaking in silence - Censorship in Vietnam by Bui Thanh Hieu
Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In the holiday paradise Vietnam, social media are allowed only to provide and exchange personal information. Bloggers and cyberdissidents who dare to question the government’s legitimacy or domestic policies are ruthlessly suppressed.
Drugs for the mind - Censorship in China by Sofie Sun
Price: Free! Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In the eyes of the Chinese authorities books are too often Drugs for the Mind. Sofie Sun (1986) chose this remarkable description as the title of her investigation into censorship and literature in the People's Republic of China.
Gagged - Censorship in Cuba by Amir Valle
Price: Free! Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Amir Valle (Cuba, 1967) offers a unique analysis of the suppression of freedom of expression in Cuba by Fidel Castro’s ‘revolutionary’ government.
Bans, jails and shameless lies - Censorship in Turkye by Fréderike Geerdink
Price: Free! Words: 39,400. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
On the one hand, the lack of press freedom in Turkey is an extremely brief story – it doesn’t exist – but on the other it reveals a knot of undemocratic laws, feeble journalistic traditions and huge economic and political interests that are hard to entangle.
A fri wortu / The free word - Censorship in Surinam by Sylvana van den Braak
Price: Free! Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Free speech (Fri Wortu) is not common in Surinam. Sylvana van den Braak shows how, after the military coup in the 1980s, a period began of censorship and dictatorship.
Censorship alert by Peter de Haan
Price: Free! Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Dutch economist and diplomat Peter de Haan describes the worrying increase of censorship and self-censorship in the world.
Disappearing public spheres - Censorship in Bangladesh by Parvez Alam
Price: Free! Words: 30,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
‘State of Nature’ and ‘State of exception’ have become the only two options for the people of Bangladesh recently, where writers, bloggers and publishers are getting killed by Al-Qaeda affiliates and persecuted by the Government.
The Gospel According to Disney: Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In this follow-up to his best-selling The Gospel According to The Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family, religion journalist Mark Pinsky explores the role that the animated features of The Walt Disney Company have played in the moral and spiritual development of generations of children. Pinsky explores the religious, moral, and theological themes in 31 Disney films.
The Gospel according to The Simpsons, Bigger and Possibly Even Better!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
The Simpsons is one of the longest running, funniest, most irreverent, and, according to some religious leaders, the most theologically relevant show on television today. Journalist Mark Pinsky explores the religious and spiritual aspects of Bart, Homer, and the rest of cartoon's first family–a show strongly denounced by many conservative Christians back in 1989, but now viewed favorably by many.
A fri wortu / Het vrije woord - Censuur in Suriname door Sylvana van den Braak
Price: Free! Words: 24,480. Language: Dutch. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Het vrije woord (Fri Wortu) is geen gemeengoed in Suriname. Sylvana van den Braak laat zien hoe, na de militaire coup in de jaren 1980, een periode van censuur en dictatuur begon. Ondanks democratische verkiezingen probeert de overheid nog steeds, op zijn eigen speciale manier, de media te beïnvloeden.
Billion Dollar Dimebag: An Insider's Account of America's Legalish Cannabis Industry
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Public relations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Experience the Green Rush through the eyes of Jackson D. Tilley—the sober twenty-something who climbed the ladder at a small vape company while it grew into the nation’s leading cannabis distributor.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
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.
Palabras amordazadas - Censura en Cuba - Amir Valle
Price: Free! Words: 43,700. Language: Spanish. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Este es un libro necesario por la singularidad de su análisis sobre la censura a las libertades expresivas impuesta en Cuba por el gobierno ‘revolucionario’ de Fidel Castro, desde el triunfo de la Revolución Cubana en 1959 hasta la hoy llamada ‘Era Raulista’.
The Manipulators - Unmasking the Hidden Persuaders --- The Conspiracy To Make Us Buy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,310. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This is the unmasking of Van Packard's classic expose of the advertising industry, “The Hidden Persuaders,” and how the real “Mad Men” of Madison Avenue get us to spend.
La Libertad de expresión en Honduras: una utopía
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
La Libertad de expresión: una utopía, es un libro del escritor Santos Gálvez Martínez (Conviviendo en redes sociales: manual de manejo responsable), que aborda el tema del derecho fundamental con el propósito de hacer conciencia sobre la importancia de la libertad de expresión y el derecho a la información, para el desarrollo económico, social y para la democracia.
Enemies: The Press vs. The American People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,960. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
In this riotous step-by-step dismantlement of the propaganda arm of the Democratic Party, also known as the mainstream media, D’Abrosca exposes the tactics by which the profiteering press deceives ordinary Americans, while delivering an epic tongue-lashing to news’ most disreputable characters.
La Comunicación Social de 1973 a 2005
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
La actualización del libro "Comunicación Horizontal: Cambio de Estructura y Movilización Social" que hizo impacto en América Latina en los ambientes educativos, sociales, y políticos de los años 70. Una investigación de los presupuestos ideológicos de la visión teórica de las comunicaciones sociales propugnada por los estudiosos norteamericanos de la época. Con nuevos aportes del autor.