By Sander Hicks
Pulling from his own confrontations with the FBI, Rudolph Giuliani, Eliot Spitzer, and Dick Cheney, activist, maverick, and investigative reporter Sander Hicks reaches for a broader figuring out of who was once at the back of the Sept. 11 assaults. He studies the mysterious homicide of Dr. David M. Graham, a Shreveport dentist who met of the Sep 11 hijackers yet was once then careworn through the FBI and poisoned. clinical proof leads him to take a difficult, severe stance opposed to Bush, Cheney, and the September 11 Official Story.”
Weaving facts with anecdote, Slingshot to the Juggernaut is an inspiring journey into the Sept. 11 cover-up and the innovative probabilities it inadvertently created. Provocative and unyielding, Hicks examines the facts, attracts conclusions, and provides a imaginative and prescient for the way forward for the United States.
By Christian Fuchs
Foundations of serious Media and data experiences lays down foundations for the research of media, details, and data expertise in twenty first century info society, in addition to introducing the theoretical and empirical instruments necessary for the serious learn of media and information. Christian Fuchs exhibits the position classical severe idea can play for examining the knowledge society and the knowledge financial system, in addition to reading the position of the media and the knowledge financial system in financial improvement, the recent imperialism, and the recent monetary predicament. The publication severely discusses adjustments of the web (‘web 2.0’), introduces the inspiration of different media as serious media, and exhibits the serious function media and data expertise can play in modern society.? This ebook presents a very good advent to the research of media, details know-how, and knowledge society, making it a beneficial reference software for either undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of topics similar to Media stories, Sociology of Media, Social conception, and New Media.
By Jostein Gripsrud
This refreshingly assorted advent to media experiences deals an figuring out of the mass madia that's severe yet which doesn't deny the pleasures they provide. Reflecting the traits of trendy media and cultural reviews classes, it introduces scholars either to social medical methods and people of the arts and aesthetics.
By Adam Haupt
Utilizing the paintings of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt as a place to begin, this groundbreaking inquiry poses the query What percentages for enterprise exist within the age of company globalization? matters surrounding copyright through peer-to-peer (P2P) structures equivalent to Napster, loose speech struggles, debates approximately entry to details, and open-content licenses are tested. The large ranging influence of worldwide company monopolist developments on elements of media tradition and formative years tradition are mentioned, and possible choices to proprietary types for the creation of data and tradition, equivalent to open-source software program and inventive Commons licenses, are thought of. no matter if studying empire stealing via commoditization of countercultures, or the stealing empire actions of file-sharers and hip-hop activists, the dynamic stress between industry, group, and individual are provided for legislations, media, and cultural reports students.
By Aye Jaye
Schmoozing is all concerning the genuine perform of treating others good. writer, public speaker, humorist clown Aye Jaye finds the secrets and techniques to uncovering your individual magnetism and beauty and the way to take advantage of The Golden Rule of Schmoozing on your day-by-day life.This ebook will exhibit you the way to:--Schmooze your boss, coworkers and customers--Endear your self utilizing "chatch" and "schmick"--Schmooze for love--Make your first influence a favorable, lasting one--Schmooze neighbors, buddies, young children and teensBest of all, you will find the instruments to constructing happier, more fit relationships along with your relations, neighbors, coworkers, buyers or even humans you simply met!
By Douglas J. Loveless, Bryant Griffith
This e-book explores the complexity of communique and realizing as a potential asset in formal schooling instead of an issue that should be "fixed". The authors learn the query and event as pedagogical instruments, tough readers to play the critic and ask challenging questions, starting with: Why do the tips mentioned in the booklet topic? The electronic info age with increasing methods of considering, being, speaking, and studying complicates public schooling. So, what occurs as diversified narratives collide in faculties? to reply to this question, the authors of this booklet delve into conflicting assumptions in the framework of complexity sciences and schooling in an try to discover area past positivist/anti-positivist debates. This consists of analyzing the function of cultural and aesthetic narratives and cautionary stories as technique of acknowledging percentages in human reviews in schooling. those probabilities can facilitate praxis, as concept, learn, and instructing develop into reflective practices, and as brooding about schooling broadens to incorporate assorted tools of figuring out and featuring advanced phenomena.
By Jo Reichertz
Das Buch fragt nach der Kraft der Wirkung von Medien und Worten und bearbeitet damit eine zentrale Frage der Gegenwartsgesellschaft. So wird beispielsweise diskutiert, unter welchen Bedingungen das Fernsehen Wirkungen erzielen kann, wie sich die Medienkommunikation für die und in der Berufsarbeit von Unternehmern, Unternehmensberatern und Wissenschaftlern nutzen lässt und ob es in interpersonaler Kommunikation hinreicht, das richtige Argument in schöne Worte zu fassen.
By Mark Andrejevic
Drawing on cultural idea and interviews with enthusiasts, solid contributors and manufacturers, this e-book locations the truth television development inside a broader social context, tracing its dating to the advance of a digitally stronger, surveillance-based interactive financial system and to a savvy distrust of mediated fact regularly. Surveying numerous profitable truth television codecs, the e-book hyperlinks the rehabilitation of 'Big Brother' to the more and more vital monetary function performed by way of the paintings of being watched. the writer enlists serious social concept to check how the allure of 'the actual' is deployed as a pervasive yet fake promise of democratization.