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6 edition of Understanding the Media found in the catalog.

Understanding the Media

by Eoin Devereux

  • 358 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Media Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Mass media,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11716858M
    ISBN 101412929911
    ISBN 109781412929912

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      Understanding Media is a timeless analysis of how language, speech and technology shape human behavior in the era of mass communication. The book is a cautionary tale for marketers today who hear the Web's siren call and ignore the power of the spoken word. — Wall Street Journal. From the Publisher/5(6). Understanding Media is a timeless analysis of how language, speech and technology shape human behavior in the era of mass communication. The book is a cautionary tale for marketers today who hear the Web's siren call and ignore the power of the spoken word. (Wall Street Journal)/5(77).


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