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In Broad Daylight
In Broad Daylight
Written by Gabriele Pedulla
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844678532
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In Broad Daylight
Movies and Spectators After the Cinema
Written by Gabriele Pedulla


Format: Hardcover, 182 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2012
Price: $24.95

From plasma screens to smartphones, today moving images are everywhere. How have films adapted to this new environment? And how has the experience of the spectator changed because of this proliferation? In Broad Daylight investigates one of the decisive shifts in the history of Western aesthetics, exploring the metamorphosis of films... Read more >
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The Return of the Public
The Return of the Public
Written by Dan Hind
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678631
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The Return of the Public
Democracy, Power and the Case for Media Reform
Written by Dan Hind


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $19.95

Under the incurious gaze of the major media, the political establishment and the financial sector have become increasingly deceitful and dangerous in recent years. At the same time, journalists at Rupert Murdoch’s News International and elsewhere have been breaking the law on an industrial scale. Now we are expected to stay... Read more >
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The Blind Giant
The Blind Giant
Written by Nick Harkaway
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345803726
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The Blind Giant
Being Human in a Digital World
Written by Nick Harkaway


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

Nick Harkaway, author of Angelmaker, presents a rousing and energizing look at how we can meaningfully and constructively engage with technology—creating an essential handbook for anyone trying to be human in a digital age.
 
Some say our devices will lead us to ruin: isolating us from our neighbors, warping communication, delivering an unregulated... Read more >
Codex of the Soul
Astrology, Archetypes, and Your Sacred Blueprint
Written by VerDarLuz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $13.95

In Codex of the Soul, VerDarLuz guides the reader through the multifaceted nature of astrology, focusing on its practical use and spiritual nature. Providing practical and effective techniques for experiencing your birthchart, VerDarLuz explores the planets as an evolutionary force within the soul, seeking to be awakened and realized at certain... Read more >
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Rise of the Videogame Zinesters
Rise of the Videogame Zinesters
Written by Anna Anthropy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609803728
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Rise of the Videogame Zinesters
How Freaks, Normals, Amateurs, Artists, Dreamers, Drop-outs, Queers, Housewives, and People Like You Are Taking Back an Art Form
Written by Anna Anthropy


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

Part critical essay, part manifesto, part DIY guide, and altogether unprecedented, Rise of the Videogame Zinesters shows why the multi-billion dollar videogame industry needs to change—and how a new generation of artists can change it. Indie game designer extraordinaire Anna Anthropy makes an ardent plea for the industry to move beyond... Read more >
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Rise of the Videogame Zinesters
How Freaks, Normals, Amateurs, Artists, Dreamers, Drop-outs, Queers, Housewives, and People Like You Are Taking Back an Art Form
Written by Anna Anthropy


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

"Anna Anthropy is a key personality in the ongoing paradigm shift that is slowly changing the way videogames are understood, by creators and players, and by the wider culture." 
—Patrick Alexander, Eegra.com

"Equal parts autobiography, ethnography, and how-to manual, this book concisely makes the case for the unique power of 'zinester' games."
—Adam Parrish, NYU's... Read more >
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The Fox Effect
The Fox Effect
Written by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307279583
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The Fox Effect
How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine
Written by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $15.00

Based on the meticulous research of the news watchdog organization Media Matters for America, David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt show how Fox News, under its president Roger Ailes, changed from a right-leaning news network into a partisan advocate for the Republican Party.

The Fox Effect follows the career of Ailes from... Read more >
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The Fox Effect
The Fox Effect
Written by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America, Read by Bob Dunsworth
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969262
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The Fox Effect
How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine
Written by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt and Media Matters for America
Read by Bob Dunsworth


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $20.00

Based on the meticulous research of the news watchdog organization Media Matters for America, David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt show how Fox News, under its president Roger Ailes, changed from a right-leaning news network into a partisan advocate for the Republican Party.

The Fox Effect follows the career of Ailes from... Read more >
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News for All the People
The Epic Story of Race and the American Media
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 23, 2011
Price: $29.95

Here is a new, sweeping narrative history of American news media that puts race at the center of the story. From the earliest colonial newspapers to the Internet age, America’s racial divisions have played a central role in the creation of the country’s media system, just as the media has contributed... Read more >
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News for All the People
News for All the People
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844676873
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News for All the People
The Epic Story of Race and the American Media
Written by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres


Format: Hardcover, 456 pages
On Sale: October 31, 2011
Price: $29.95

News for All the People is a sweeping account of the class and racial conflicts in American news media, from the first colonial newspaper to the internet age. It chronicles key government decisions that created our nation’s system of news, major political battles over the role of the press, and... Read more >
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Free Ride
Free Ride
Written by Robert Levine
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533775
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Free Ride
How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back
Written by Robert Levine


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $11.99

How did the newspaper, music, and film industries go from raking in big bucks to scooping up digital dimes? Their customers were lured away by the free ride of technology. Now, business journalist Robert Levine shows how they can get back on track.

On the Internet, “information wants to be free.&rdquo... Read more >
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Free Ride
Free Ride
Written by Robert Levine, Read by Byron Wagner
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307879998
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Free Ride
How Digital Parasites are Destroying the Culture Business, and How the Culture Business Can Fight Back
Written by Robert Levine
Read by Byron Wagner


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $20.00

How did the newspaper, music, and film industries go from raking in big bucks to scooping up digital dimes? Their customers were lured away by the free ride of technology. Now, business journalist Robert Levine shows how they can get back on track.

On the Internet, “information wants to be free.&rdquo... Read more >
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And I Don't Want to Live This Life
And I Don't Want to Live This Life
Written by Deborah Spungen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307807434
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And I Don't Want to Live This Life
A Mother's Story of Her Daughter's Murder
Written by Deborah Spungen


Format: eBook, 408 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

For most of us, it was just another horrible headline. But for Deborah Spungen, the mother of Nancy, who was stabbed to death at the Chelsea Hotel, it was both a relief and a tragedy. Here is the incredible story of an infant who never stopped screaming, a toddler who attacked... Read more >
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Uncovering Race
Uncovering Race
Written by Amy Alexander
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807061008
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Uncovering Race
A Black Journalist's Story of Reporting and Reinvention
Written by Amy Alexander


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $28.95

From an award-winning black journalist, a tough-minded look at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the reporting that comes out of them, within the changing media landscape.

From the Rodney King riots to the racial inequities of the new digital media, Amy Alexander has chronicled the biggest race... Read more >
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Uncovering Race
A Black Journalist's Story of Reporting and Reinvention
Written by Amy Alexander


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $28.95

From an award-winning black journalist, a tough-minded look at the treatment of ethnic minorities both in newsrooms and in the reporting that comes out of them, within the changing media landscape.

From the Rodney King riots to the racial inequities of the new digital media, Amy Alexander has chronicled the biggest race... Read more >
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Creeping Failure
Creeping Failure
Written by Jeffrey Hunker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771040245
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Creeping Failure
How We Broke the Internet and What We Can Do to Fix It
Written by Jeffrey Hunker


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $19.95

The Internet is often called a superhighway, but it may be more analogous to a city: an immense tangle of streets, highways, and interchanges, lined with homes and businesses, playgrounds and theatres. We may not physically live in this city, but most of us spend a lot of time there, and... Read more >
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Tension City
Tension City
Written by Jim Lehrer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603511
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Tension City
Inside the Presidential Debates
Written by Jim Lehrer


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

With an update by the author for the 2012 election.
 
A veteran newsman who has presided over eleven presidential and vice-presidential debates, Jim Lehrer gives readers a ringside seat for some of the epic political battles of our time, shedding light on all of the critical turning points and rhetorical... Read more >
Tension City
Tension City
Written by Jim Lehrer, Read by Jim Lehrer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307878441
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Tension City
Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain
Written by Jim Lehrer
Read by Jim Lehrer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $30.00

NARRATED BY THE AUTHOR, THIS SPECIAL AUDIOBOOK RECORDING OF TENSION CITY INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND DEBATE EXCERPTS FROM 1960 THROUGH 2008!

“In his quiet but intense way, Jim Lehrer earns the trust of the major political players of our time,” notes Barbara Walters. “He explains and exposes their hopes and dreams, their...

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Tension City
Tension City
Written by Jim Lehrer, Read by Jim Lehrer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307878458
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Tension City
Inside the Presidential Debates, from Kennedy-Nixon to Obama-McCain
Written by Jim Lehrer
Read by Jim Lehrer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $14.00

NARRATED BY THE AUTHOR, THIS SPECIAL AUDIOBOOK RECORDING OF TENSION CITY INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW AND DEBATE EXCERPTS FROM 1960 THROUGH 2008!

“In his quiet but intense way, Jim Lehrer earns the trust of the major political players of our time,” notes Barbara Walters. “He explains and exposes their hopes and dreams, their...

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Kill the Messenger
The Media's Role in the Fate of the World
Written by Maria Armoudian
Foreword by Tom Hayden


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

This wide-ranging, insightful book will make readers keenly aware of the media’s power, while underscoring the role that we all play in fostering a media climate that cultivates a greater sense of humanity, cooperation, and fulfillment of human potential.

What role do the media have in creating the conditions for atrocities... Read more >
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Manufacturing Consent
Manufacturing Consent
Written by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801623
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Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Written by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $14.99

An intellectual dissection of the modern media to show how an underlying economics of publishing warps the news.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Kill the Messenger
Kill the Messenger
Written by Maria Armoudian, Foreword by Tom Hayden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616143879
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Kill the Messenger
The Media's Role in the Fate of the World
Written by Maria Armoudian
Foreword by Tom Hayden


Format: Hardcover, 389 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $25.00

This wide-ranging, insightful book will make readers keenly aware of the media’s power, while underscoring the role that we all play in fostering a media climate that cultivates a greater sense of humanity, cooperation, and fulfillment of human potential.

What role do the media have in creating the conditions for atrocities... Read more >
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Pornland
Pornland
Written by Gail Dines
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001547
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Pornland
How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality
Written by Gail Dines


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $16.00

Astonishingly, the average age of first viewing porn is now 11.5 years for boys, and with the advent of the Internet, it’s no surprise that young people are consuming more porn than ever. And, as Gail Dines shows, today’s porn is strikingly different from yesterday’s Playboy. As porn culture has become... Read more >
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The Killing Game
The Killing Game
Written by Gary Webb, Afterword by Robert Parry, Edited by Eric Webb, Foreword by Tom Loftus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229323
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The Killing Game
Selected Writings by the author of Dark Alliance
Written by Gary Webb
Afterword by Robert Parry
Edited by Eric Webb
Foreword by Tom Loftus


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2011
Price: $19.95

Gary Webb had an inborn journalistic tendency to track down corruption and expose it. For over thirty-four years, he wrote stories about corruption from county, state, and federal levels. He had an almost magnetic effect to these kinds of stories, and it was almost as if the stories found him. It... Read more >
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Censored 2000
The Year's Top 25 Censored Stories
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow
Introduction by Mumia Abu-Jamal


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

The yearly volumes of Censored, in continuous publication since 1976 and since 1995 available through Seven Stories Press, is dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. The top stories are listed democratically in order... Read more >
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