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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (original 1985; edition 2005)
by Neil Postman, Andrew Postman (Introduction)
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business by Neil Postman (1985)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140094385, Paperback)A brilliant powerful and important book....This is a brutal indictment Postman has laid down and, so far as I can see, an irrefutable one. --Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World.
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Examines the effects of television on American society, arguing that media messages, which were generally coherent, serious, and rational when in print, have become shriveled and absurd due to the medium of television.
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