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The Media by Keith Windschuttle

The Media by Keith Windschuttle

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The Media

A New Analysis of the Press, Television, Radio and Advertising in Australia

by Keith Windschuttle

Penguin Books, 1985, ISBN 0140068481, lightly illustrated with black and white photographs and sketches, paperback

Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, small creases to front bottom cover, previous owners inscription on front publishers page, age toned pages (see photographs)

“In this controversial new study of the Australian Media, Keith Windschuttle makes some startling observations.  Television is contemporary society’s main form of cultural expression, and the television soap opera is one of our most significant art forms… Sport on television does not make viewers numb and passive; it stimulates their critical faculties… The news is not an objective portrayal of reality but a form of popular culture with an appeal similar to many other forms of entertainment and drama… The sexual revolution in men’s and women’s magazine has encouraged not liberation but anxiety, selfishness and an increasingly violent attitude towards sexual relations…. The popular tabloid press is in decline and the future of newspapers lies with the quality press…”


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