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AuthorSommerville, C. John
TitleHow the news makes us dumb : the death of wisdom in an information society / C. John Sommerville
Imprint Downers Grove, Illinois : InterVarsity Press, 1999
Edition 1st ed
Descript 155 p.; 21 cm


Why the news can't be fixed -- News product as creative expression -- Being informed versus being wise -- How news schedules drive our government -- Politics as a perpetual campaign -- Why news product looks nothing like history -- How news turns science into superstition -- Polls, statistics & fantasy -- Values, blame & nagging -- Deep theory: news as culture substitute -- Virtual society or real community

Journalism -- United States -- Objectivity Mass Media -- United States -- Objectivity Press and Politics -- United States

Communication Arts Library070.43 S697H 1999CHECK SHELVES

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