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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.

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They are more likely to believe something they thought up, and a wellphrased question can get their minds headed in a specific direction. The question is the most overlooked tool in the art of persuasion. WHY DON'T WE ASK MORE QUESTIONS? If questions are such a powerful tool, why don't we make better use of them? Why do we often shy away from asking even the simplest question? Why do we find ourselves, time after time, walking away from an important confrontation or negoti- Why a Book About Questions?

At first glance, there might not seem to be much difference between these two questions: 1. Do' you think anything should be done to curb the rise of HMOs in this country? 2. Do you think anything could be done to curb the rise of HMOs in this country? Or these: 1. Do you think you should eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day? 22 THE 7 POWERS OF QUESTIONS 2. Do you think you could eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day? There is only one word's difference in both sets of questions, yet they would likely elicit very different responses.

This is just one' of many limitations that make searching for information on the Internet so frustrating. Suppose you want to research what your grandfather's turn-ofthe-century gold pocket watch is now worth. You could start by typing in the word antiques. You'll find millions of sites that contain that word. Type in pocket watch and you narrow the search somewhat, but you still won't get the information you need. It isn't until you type in antique gold pocket watches that you may even get close to your answer.

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