Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

1) it's a classic, 2) it contains a chapter on historical presidential debate, and it's quite interesting as a comparison to the debates nowadays. People often get Postman's argument wrong. He was not terribly concerned about ever dumber TV shows, but more about attempts to fit serious information into television, a medium unfit for this purpose in his opinion.

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Neil Postman, Penguin Books, 2005-12-27
ISBN: 9780143036531



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January 20, 2016

Reviewed by Koni Gebistorf
January 27, 2016

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