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Author Postman, Neil.

Title How to watch TV news / Neil Postman and Steve Powers ; with new and updated material by Steve Powers
Edition Revised edition
Published New York, N.Y. : Penguin, 2008

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 W'PONDS  070.195 Pos/Htw 2008  AVAILABLE
 MELB  070.195 Pos/Htw 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 178 pages ; 20 cm
Contents 1. Are You Watching Television, or Is Television Watching You? -- 2. What Is News? -- 3. Getting Them into the Electronic Tent -- 4. Donuts, Big Foot, Mules, and the Bird -- 5. Behind the Scenes: Nuts and Bolts -- 6. The News Director -- 7. Reenactments and Docudramas, or No News Is Still News -- 8. The Bias of Language, the Bias of Pictures -- 9. The Commercial -- 10. Television in the Courtroom -- 11. What Does It All Mean? -- 12. What Can You Do? -- 13. Where Do We Go from Here?
Summary "This newly revised book reveals the shocking ways in which media is manipulating our worldview - and bombarding America's television viewers with misinformation."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Subject Television broadcasting of news -- Social aspects -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Content analysis (Communication)
Author Powers, Steve, Ph. D.
LC no. 2008015156
ISBN 9780143113775
0143113771