Description - Conscientious Objections by Neil Postman
Neil postman examines commercials, evening newscasts, and advertising to reveal the cultural consequences of technological change and explore education's responsibilty to guide us away from the media muse.
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Author Biography - Neil Postman
Neil Postman was a University Professor, the Paulette Goddard Chair of Media Ecology, and the chair of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, all at New York University. Among his 20 books are studies of childhood (The Disappearance of Childhood); public discourse (Amusing Ourselves to Death); education (Teaching as a Subversive Activity and The End of Education); and the impact of technology (Technopoly). His interest in education was long-standing, beginning with his experience as an elementary and secondary school teacher. He died in 2003.