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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
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.
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.
Please Upgrade for Access
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
"Please Upgrade for Access" outlines the ongoing fight for net neutrality by examining some of the ways many Internet providers - maybe even yours - are working to centralize access to the Internet and control what their customers can see. The digital rights of everyone in the U.S. are at stake.
Photographers Obscenity and Sex Crimes Cases, 1927-1996
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
The Brooke Shields-Gary Gross trial of November 1981 raised numerous issues about a photographer's rights to photos he/she has taken. Nude and semi-nude photos of the "Pretty Baby" actress/model were taken when she was ten years old. Shields and her mother went to court to stop any further commercial use of these pictures. The young woman's image had changed greatly by the time she was sixteen.
Essential as Air and Water
Price: Free! Words: 76,950. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Essential as Air and Water is a novel about violent events that are occurring in a time of world peace and co-operation between nations. The novel focuses on Tom Lanegan, the British Prime Minister, who is faced with an unknown enemy that is causing many of the world’s citizens to participate in rioting and civil unrest.
Cartoony Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When everybody's favourite Saturday morning program, the Dead End Show, is cancelled and replaced by a boring educational film about bananas, sorceress extraordinaire Stella and her friends pay a visit to the man responsible, Frederick J. Waardehem PhD, child psychologist and hater of cartoons, to make him see the light. A story of cartoons, talking pigs, singing bananas, flying anvils and magic.
Annihilation / Likvidacija
Price: Free! Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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.
Media and Violence: Seminal Perspectives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What's the connection between media and violence? This is not just a current question, for it was a burning issue (sometimes literally) in the past. While McLuhan, Marx, Milton and Ellul had much to contribute to any discussion of the topic, a number of other sources are also examined in order to point the reader to the historical context of a very prominent issue in our times.