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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Drugs for the mind - Censorship in China by Sofie Sun
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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.
Genocide of thought - Censorship in Ethiopia by Bisrat Woldemichael Handiso
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This essay tells the sad story of the Ethiopian media which is faced – after a spell of press freedom and freedom of speech – with prosecutoin, often based on false accusations.
The Culture of Beauty: 1 Elective Surgery, Cosmetics, & Health
Price: Free! Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
As women, we often forget that we are simply beautiful without making any adjustments to our faces and bodies. Consequently, we spend much of our livest trying to enhance our bodies in some shape or form to appear more attractive to ourselves and others. Part one of this series delves into the following topics: Elective Surgery, Cosmetics, and Fitness & Health. #COB
The Appearance of Solidity: Media and Culture in the Electric Age
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Using Marshall McLuhan’s insights as an impetus, this meandering tale draws upon novels, radio and television shows, film, and trending internet platforms and gaming to discuss the influence of media in a world increasingly wrapped in the fibre optic cables of the technological age. This idiosyncratic examination is an interrogation of media's cultural influence and subsequent societal change.
Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Experimentum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Dr Gabrielle. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
I've written and assembled these research notes from my two-year study into media susceptibility as a result of experiencing nearly six years of group stalking, harassment and defamation which began during my overseas travels. Being defamed online and seeing real-life behavioural changes in people’s interactions with me, I investigated the effect of mass media messages on human malleability.
Asesino Perfecto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: Spanish. Published: June 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Baudrillard plantea la disolución de lo real como un crimen perfecto perpetuado por la tecnología. La realidad es desmaterializada en la realidad virtual y los objetos pierden su sombra para volverse transparentes en las pantallas de efectos luminosos, producto de la codificación del lenguaje de máquina.
Is There Anybody Out The Wall?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,620. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THE WALL? is an analysis of the movie “Pink Floyd The Wall”. For this study, it is considered the film as revolving around two basic questions: “Is there anybody out there?” and “Is there anybody in there?” With the first starts this process of interpretation. And with the second ends this assay.
¿Hay Alguien Afuera del Muro?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
¿HAY ALGUIEN AFUERA DEL MURO? es un análisis de la película “Pink Floyd The Wall”. Para este estudio, se considera, la película gira en torno de dos preguntas básicas: ¿Hay alguien allá afuera? Y ¿Hay alguien allá adentro? Con la primera comienza este proceso de interpretación. Y con la segunda termina este ensayo. Se considera, además, la película es una máquina mental para viajar en el tiempo.
The Modern Concept of Communication
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
THE MODERN CONCEPT OF COMMUNICATION explores the meaning of this term in modernity. From the Philosophy of Language, developed by Karl-Otto Apel, progress towards a conception beyond a technical definition, and then, we define the communication to consider human factors, which they were left out of the classic scheme of communication.