Week 8

Readings

  • Neil Postman. 1985. Amusing ourselves to death: Public discourse in the age of show business. New York: Penguin Books (Chapter 6, ‘Show business’). In Canvas.
  • Neil Postman and Steve Powers. 1992. How to Watch TV News. NY: Penguin (chps 1-3). In Canvas.
  • Jeffrey Jones. 2009. Entertaining Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield (chapters 1, 8). In Canvas.

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