Books tagged: mass media

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The Living End
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Urban
Beth and her twin brother, Gavin, have got to stop the end of the world or at least find out if they're getting off the planet before the Big Bang Part Two. In their way are a psychotic zealot or two, a TV preacher with a heart of gold - or silver, or any major credit card - and their own doubts about what they've stumbled into the middle of.
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 35,580. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Infonomics is a groundbreaking work that utilizes the science of economics to study the flow of information. Based on the premise that information is filtered through a "marketplace of ideas", the author challenges the conventional wisdom that this marketplace necessarily processes information properly. The book is a fascinating exploration of market forces, mass media, and collective wisdom.
Leather to the Corinthians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,380. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mashups
Leather to the Corinthians is an absurd postmodern fable that defiantly flips a middle finger at modern American life.
Liberating the Future from the Past? Liberating the Past from the Future?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature
When the Berlin-based cultural magazine LETTRE INTERNATIONAL organized its philosophical essay competition, it received 2,481 submissions in seven languages from 123 countries. Juries chose 33 authors as finalists: this essay is one of these short-listed papers. It sends a farewell to the twentieth and a welcome to the tweny-first century.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » North America
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » War
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
Emozioni nella Nuvola: 1. Codice Killer
Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: Italian. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
La libertà dell'uomo è a rischio. DataCom vuole il controllo di governi, comunicazioni e menti. Qual è il segreto della multinazionale? Chi ne è davvero alla guida ? E come sarà usato il pericoloso codice creato da Mario, il geniale programmatore? “Il codice killer” è il primo sensazionale capitolo di Emozioni nella Nuvola, la serie thriller fantascientifica creata da Luca Rossi.
Movie Planet
Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: Italian. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Sul pianeta Movie, tutto è finalizzato allo spettacolo. Arina Evans è un’attrice che lavora da svariati anni per una delle megasocietà che produce olofilm. Spinta dalla paura del Rinnovamento, una sorta di lifting corporale e mentale che viene praticato sugli attori ogni dieci anni, decide di fuggire.
Why Bill Cosby Should Stop Criticizing Black People and Continue Eating His Jell-O
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This is brief essay criticism of Bill Cosby's bizarre comments. It charts how he went from being a beloved comedian and "America's dad" to a fringe character who, despite his good intentions, comes across as a loon. Cosby favors superficial changes over addressing the larger problems of the black community, with humor that largely misses the mark....
Free Will (and Other Compulsions)
Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 220,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Book 2 of The Antithesis Progression As the Lunar Revolution threatens to unravel, fugitive Joss Kyle has one chance left to clear his name and avert an interplanetary war before events spin out of control--assuming he can rid himself of his sworn enemy, Alyssa Hartman. View From Valhalla calls Free Will "Challenging, entertaining, and amazing...Sawyer dazzles the literary palate."