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Dumbing down : culture, politics, and the mass media

Publisher: Thorverton, UK ; Bowling Green, OH : Imprint Academic, ©2000.
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Dumbing down is the phrase given to a widespread feeling of gloom and stupefaction, an is associated with the withdrawal into trivia in the face of an uncertain and possibly alarming future. The creation and manipulation of markets, media and power may yet end in the destruction of community, responsibility, morality, art, religion and the natural world. This text is a compilation of essays on changes in culture and  Read more...
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Dumbing down.
Thorverton, UK ; Bowling Green, OH : Imprint Academic, ©2000
(OCoLC)647181941
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0907845657 9780907845652
OCLC Number: 43340314
Description: viii, 328 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Ivo Mosley.
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Dumbing down is the phrase given to a widespread feeling of gloom and stupefaction, an is associated with the withdrawal into trivia in the face of an uncertain and possibly alarming future. The creation and manipulation of markets, media and power may yet end in the destruction of community, responsibility, morality, art, religion and the natural world. This text is a compilation of essays on changes in culture and the media and the dangers of their manipulation.

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