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A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense
Written by Normand Baillargeon, Illustrated by Charb, Translated by Andrea Schmidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227657
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A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense

Written by Normand Baillargeon
Illustrated by Charb
Translated by Andrea Schmidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $17.95

What is the relationship between democracy and critical thinking? What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? In A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense, historian and educator Normand Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through the spin and jargon of everyday politics and... Read more >
Against the Machine
Against the Machine
Written by Lee Siegel
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ISBN: 9780385525664
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Against the Machine
Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob
Written by Lee Siegel


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2008
Price: $11.99

From the author hailed by the New York Times Book Review for his “drive-by brilliance” and dubbed by the New York Times Magazine as “one of the country’s most eloquent and acid-tongued critics” comes a ruthless challenge to the conventional wisdom about the most consequential cultural development of our time: the... Read more >
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The News About the News
The News About the News
Written by Leonard Downie, Jr. and Robert G. Kaiser
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ISBN: 9780307429063
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The News About the News
American Journalism in Peril
Written by Leonard Downie, Jr. and Robert G. Kaiser


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Freedom of the press is a primary American value. Good journalism builds communities, arms citizens with important information, and serves as a public watchdog for civic, national, and global issues. But what happens when the news turns its back on its public role?

Leonard Downie Jr., executive editor of The Washington... Read more >
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The Making of FDR
The Making of FDR
Written by Linda Lotridge Levin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025771
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The Making of FDR
The Story of Stephen T. Early, America's First Modern Press Secretary
Written by Linda Lotridge Levin


Format: Hardcover, 538 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2007
Price: $28.99

Though practically unknown to the public today, Stephen T. Early was one of the most influential men in mid-twentieth-century America. As the press secretary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he was chiefly responsible for getting the president’s message out to the press and he helped to shape Roosevelt’s image in the... Read more >
Censored 2008
Censored 2008
Edited by Peter Phillips, Andrew Roth and Project Censored, Illustrated by John Jonik, Introduction by Dennis Loo
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ISBN: 9781583227725
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Censored 2008
The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2006#07
Edited by Peter Phillips, Andrew Roth and Project Censored
Illustrated by John Jonik
Introduction by Dennis Loo


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $18.95

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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The Race Beat
The Race Beat
Written by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679735656
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The Race Beat
The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation
Written by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $17.00

An unprecedented examination of how news stories, editorials and photographs in the American press—and the journalists responsible for them—profoundly changed the nation’s thinking about civil rights in the South during the 1950s and ‘60s.

Roberts and Klibanoff draw on private correspondence, notes from secret meetings, unpublished articles, and interviews to show... Read more >
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People's Movements, People's Press
People's Movements, People's Press
Written by Bob Ostertag
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061664
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People's Movements, People's Press
The Journalism of Social Justice Movements
Written by Bob Ostertag


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2007
Price: $16.00

America was born in an act of rebellion, and protest and dissent have been crucial to our democracy ever since. Along the way, movements for social justice have created a wide array of pamphlets, broadsides, newsletters, newspapers, and even glossy magazines. In People's Movements, People's Press, Bob Ostertag brings this hidden... Read more >
unSpun
unSpun
Written by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400065660
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unSpun
Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation
Written by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $15.00

Americans are bombarded daily with mixed messages, half-truths, misleading statements, and out-and-out fabrications masquerading as facts. The news media–once the vaunted watchdogs of our republic–are often too timid or distracted to identify these deceptions.

unSpun is the secret decoder ring for the twenty-first-century world of disinformation. Written by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen... Read more >
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unSpun
unSpun
Written by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson
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ISBN: 9781588365828
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unSpun
Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation
Written by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 24, 2007
Price: $13.99

Americans are bombarded daily with mixed messages, half-truths, misleading statements, and out-and-out fabrications masquerading as facts. The news media–once the vaunted watchdogs of our republic–are often too timid or distracted to identify these deceptions.

unSpun is the secret decoder ring for the twenty-first-century world of disinformation. Written by Brooks Jackson and Kathleen... Read more >
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Israel-Palestine on Record
Israel-Palestine on Record
Written by Richard Falk and Howard Friel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844671090
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Israel-Palestine on Record
How the New York Times Misreports Conflict in the Middle East
Written by Richard Falk and Howard Friel


Format: Trade Paperback, 309 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $19.95

In this scathing analysis of Israel-Palestine coverage in the US media, Howard Friel and Richard Falk reveal the persistent ways the New York Times has ignored principles of international law in order to shield its readers from Israel’s lawlessness. While the Times publishes dozens of front-page stories and extensive commentary on... Read more >
The Record of the Paper
The Record of the Paper
Written by Richard Falk and Howard Friel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844675838
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The Record of the Paper
How the New York Times Misreports US Foreign Policy
Written by Richard Falk and Howard Friel


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $19.95

On May 26, 2004, the New York Times issued an apology for its coverage of Iraq’s purported weapons of mass destruction. The Times had failed to provide what most readers expect from the US newspaper of record: journalistic accuracy and integrity about important matters of US foreign policy.

But the Times’ coverage... Read more >
The Last Days of Democracy
The Last Days of Democracy
Written by Elliott D. Cohen and Bruce W. Fraser
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591025047
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The Last Days of Democracy
How Big Media and Power-hungry Government Are Turning America into a Dictatorship
Written by Elliott D. Cohen and Bruce W. Fraser


Format: Trade Paperback, 333 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $20.99

In this chilling account of an America in political and cultural decline, media critics Elliot D. Cohen and Bruce W. Fraser show how mainstream media corporations like CNN, Fox, and NBC (General Electric) together with giant telecoms like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T have become administration pawns in a well-organized effort to... Read more >
The Little Book of Plagiarism
The Little Book of Plagiarism
Written by Richard A. Posner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424755
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The Little Book of Plagiarism

Written by Richard A. Posner


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2007
Price: $12.95

A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape–plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film–by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first... Read more >
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The Kingdom and the Power
The Kingdom and the Power
Written by Gay Talese
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ISBN: 9780812977684
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The Kingdom and the Power
Behind the Scenes at The New York Times: The Institution That Influences the World
Written by Gay Talese


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $18.00

The classic inside story of The New York Times, the most prestigious, and perhaps the most powerful, of all American newspapers. Bestselling author Talese lays bare the secret internal intrigues behind the tradition of front page exposes in a story as gripping as a work of fiction and as immediate as... Read more >
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Censored 2007
Censored 2007
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored, Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow, Introduction by Robert Jensen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227374
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Censored 2007
The Top 25 Censored Stories
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow
Introduction by Robert Jensen


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2006
Price: $40.00

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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Censored 2007
Censored 2007
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored, Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow, Introduction by Robert Jensen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227381
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Censored 2007
The Top 25 Censored Stories
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow
Introduction by Robert Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2006
Price: $18.95

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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Hollywood Nation
Hollywood Nation
Written by James Hirsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400081936
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Hollywood Nation
Left Coast Lies, Old Media Spin, and New Media Revolution
Written by James Hirsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $14.95

From the bestselling author of Tales from the Left Coast. Now entering Hollywood Nation, where fact blurs with fiction, virtue with vice

Now more than ever, stars like Michael Moore, Sean Penn, and Susan Sarandon are acting as self-appointed celebrity pundits, blurring the lines between entertainment and news to force their views... Read more >
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The Age of Missing Information
The Age of Missing Information
Written by Bill McKibben
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ISBN: 9780812976076
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The Age of Missing Information

Written by Bill McKibben


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 13, 2006
Price: $16.00

“Highly personal and original . . . McKibben goes beyond Marshall McLuhan’s theory that the medium is the message.”
——The New York Times

Imagine watching an entire day’s worth of television on every single channel. Acclaimed environmental writer and culture critic Bill McKibben subjected himself to this sensory overload in an experiment... Read more >
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Desperate Networks
Desperate Networks
Written by Bill Carter, Read by Dean Olsher
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739325155
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Desperate Networks
Starring Katie Couric Les Moonves Simon Cowell Dan Rather Jeff Zucker Teri Hatcher Conan O'Brian Donald Trump and a Host of Other Movers and Shakers Who...
Written by Bill Carter
Read by Dean Olsher


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $15.00

In the executive offices of the four major networks, sweeping changes are taking place and billions of dollars are at stake. Now Bill Carter, bestselling author of The Late Shift, goes behind the scenes to reveal the inner workings of the television industry, capturing the true portraits of the larger-than-life moguls... Read more >
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Outrage, Passion, and Uncommon Sense
Outrage, Passion, and Uncommon Sense
Written by Michael Gartner and Newseum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792241973
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Outrage, Passion, and Uncommon Sense
How Editorial Writers Have Taken On and Helped Shape the Great American Issues o f the Past 150 Years
Written by Michael Gartner and Newseum


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $30.00

Mining newspaper files and the deep archives and journalistic expertise of the Newseum, an interactive museum of news located in Washington, D.C., Outrage, Passion and Uncommon Sense examines decisive issues and events in U.S. history through the nation's editorial pages. Approximately fifty editorials are reprinted here on topics ranging from suffrage... Read more >
Censored 2006
Censored 2006
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored, Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow, Introduction by Norman Solomon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583226919
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Censored 2006
The Top 25 Censored Stories
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow
Introduction by Norman Solomon


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $40.00

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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Censored 2006
Censored 2006
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored, Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow, Introduction by Norman Solomon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226926
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Censored 2006
The Top 25 Censored Stories
Edited by Peter Phillips and Project Censored
Illustrated by Tom Tomorrow
Introduction by Norman Solomon


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $18.95

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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Hard News
Hard News
Written by Seth Mnookin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812972511
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Hard News
Twenty-one Brutal Months at The New York Times and How They Changed the American Media
Written by Seth Mnookin


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2005
Price: $16.00

On May 11, 2003, The New York Times devoted four pages of its Sunday paper to the deceptions of Jayson Blair, a mediocre former Times reporter who had made up stories, faked datelines, and plagiarized on a massive scale. The fallout from the Blair scandal rocked the Times to its core... Read more >
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Your Call Is Important To Us
Your Call Is Important To Us
Written by Laura Penny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771070426
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Your Call Is Important To Us
The Truth About Bullshit
Written by Laura Penny


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $22.99

Ever been left spluttering over some fatuous fib trying to pass itself off as information, even as fact? Of course you have. We all have. It's bullshit, and as Laura Penny sees it, we're drowning in the stuff. Your Call Is Important to Us is Penny's brilliant take on the "all-you-can-eat... Read more >
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The Future of Media
The Future of Media
Edited by Robert McChesney, Russell Newman and Ben Scott, Foreword by Bill Moyers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583226797
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The Future of Media
Resistance and Reform in the 21st Century
Edited by Robert McChesney, Russell Newman and Ben Scott
Foreword by Bill Moyers


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2005
Price: $19.95

Co-edited by acclaimed media scholar Robert W. McChesney, the book features chapters by Bill Moyers, FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, Rep. Bernie Sanders, and Newspaper Guild president Linda Foley, among many others. With the American political landscape dominated by the influence of big business, the timing of The Future of Media could... Read more >
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