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We Are Bellingcat: Global Crime, Online Sleuths, and the Bold Future of News Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635577303
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 2nd, 2021

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

“Fascinating … A powerful, exhortatory call to arms.”—New York Times Book Review

“A David-and-Goliath story for the digital age … Thrilling.”—Foreign Policy


The Empathy Diaries: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560098
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Published: Penguin Press - March 2nd, 2021

“A beautiful book… an instant classic of the genre.” —Dwight Garner, New York Times New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


Men Who Hate Women: From Incels to Pickup Artists: The Truth about Extreme Misogyny and How It Affects Us All Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781728236247
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Published: Sourcebooks - March 2nd, 2021

A groundbreaking book that pulls back the curtain on the terrorist movement no one is talking about


Hate, Inc.: Why Today's Media Makes Us Despise One Another Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781682194072
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Published: OR Books - April 13th, 2021

In this characteristically turbocharged book, now in a new post-election edition, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies.


Sunny Days: The Children's Television Revolution That Changed America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781501137815
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 18th, 2021

One of the “Best Books” of the year from The Smithsonian, The Washington Independent Review, and more!

From bestselling writer David Kamp, the “fun, fascinating, and surprisingly touching,” (People) behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company


You Are Here: A Field Guide for Navigating Polarized Speech, Conspiracy Theories, and Our Polluted Media Landscape Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780262539913
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Published: The MIT Press - March 2nd, 2021

How to understand a media environment in crisis, and how to make things better by approaching information ecologically.


Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525522102
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Published: Penguin Books - March 16th, 2021

“This cultural and personal history of crosswords and their fans, written by an aficionado, is diverting, informative, and discursive.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice

A delightful, erudite, and immersive exploration of the crossword puzzle and its fascinating history

 


Data Lives: How Data Are Made and Shape Our World Cover Image
$28.50
ISBN: 9781529215144
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Published: Bristol University Press - March 3rd, 2021

The word 'data' has entered everyday conversation, but do we really understand what it means? How can we begin to grasp the scope and scale of our new data-rich world, and can we truly comprehend what is at stake?


Information: A Historical Companion Cover Image
By Ann Blair (Editor), Paul Duguid (Editor), Anja-Silvia Goeing (Editor)
$65.00
ISBN: 9780691179544
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Published: Princeton University Press - January 26th, 2021

A landmark history that traces the creation, management, and sharing of information through six centuries


Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780252085789
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Published: University of Illinois Press - May 18th, 2021

Defining the Chief Executive via flash powder and selfie sticks

Lincoln’s somber portraits. Lyndon Johnson’s swearing in. George W. Bush’s reaction to learning about the 9/11 attacks. Photography plays an indelible role in how we remember and define American presidents.


The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393541571
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 12th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller
With a New Afterword

“A comic book with zest and brains—one that just might help a reader understand the brave new world.” —The New Yorker


The Generic Closet: Black Gayness and the Black-Cast Sitcom Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780253054593
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Published: Indiana University Press - April 6th, 2021

Even after a rise in gay and Black representation and production on TV in the 1990s, the sitcom became a generic closet, restricting Black gay characters with narrative tropes.