Media Wizards: A behind-the-Scenes Look at Media Manipulations

Media Wizards: A behind-the-Scenes Look at Media Manipulations

by Catherine Gourley
     
 

The wizards of the media employ numerous tricks to gain readers and viewers and to persuade us to buy products. The tools of the trade are revealed in highly entertaining vignettes, including Civil War photographers who moved corpses on the battlefield to make more affecting pictures, the scare tactics used by the news media, and the deceptive claims made by… See more details below

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Overview

The wizards of the media employ numerous tricks to gain readers and viewers and to persuade us to buy products. The tools of the trade are revealed in highly entertaining vignettes, including Civil War photographers who moved corpses on the battlefield to make more affecting pictures, the scare tactics used by the news media, and the deceptive claims made by advertisers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761309673
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
Single Titles Ser.
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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