Books tagged: mass media

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The Sacred Will Of The People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Tanzania was one of the poorest countries in the world when President Julius Nyerere introduced his socialism policy known as "ujamaa". During this time, the mass media was used to mobilize people to follow his policies. People were forced to live in community villages known as "ujamaa" villages. This persuasion was against the wills of the people which are sacred. Therefore, it failed.
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.
Infonomics
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.
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....
Słudzy Nieużyteczni
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: Polish. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Rozważania o wierze w zaskakujący sposób powiązane nie tylko z psychologią czy filozofią, ale i z ekonomią, i z medycyną oraz z… humorem. W połączeniu z różnorodnymi formami (wywiad, wypowiedzi internautów, esej) powoduje, że nie można się oderwać od lektury.
Communication and Reconciliation: moving towards embrace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
The importance of storytelling in bringing about reconciliation. This book draws from the disciplines of theology, psychology, sociology and anthropology to unveil the mysteries of cognitive and affective engagement that bring about the change in attitude, behaviour and relationship that reconciliation requires and introduces a three-dimensional relational model of the process.