Category Archives: CULTURE

American Media and Mass Culture

On subjects from Superman to rock ‘n’ roll, from Donald Duck to the TV news, from soap operas and romance novels to the use of double speak in advertising, these lively essays offer students of contemporary media a comprehensive counterstatement to the conservatism that has been ascendant since the seventies in American politics and cultural criticism. Donald Lazere brings together selections from nearly forty of the most prominent Marxist, feminist, and other leftist critics of American mass […]

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Statements Submitted by Affiliated Stations of the CBS Television Network Before the Senate Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, June 18, 1956

Statements Submitted by Affiliated Stations of the CBS Television Network Before the Senate Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, June 18, 1956 GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“3Vm0Rtb7O04C”, 500,400);

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Interdisciplinary Essays on Environment and Culture

This collection asks and answers a basic question: what is the relationship between humanitarian and environmental issues, and how are these portrayed in the media? The essays examine this question from a variety of academic viewpoints and argue that although the interests of planet and people are often seen in opposition, they are, in reality, symbiotic.

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List of Heartbeat episodes

Heartbeat is a British police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire based on the “Constable” series of novels written by ex-policeman Peter N Walker, under the pseudonym Nicholas Rhea, and broadcast on ITV between 1992 and 2010. Heartbeat first aired on Friday 10 April 1992 and the final episode aired on Sunday 12 September 2010. During the course of the programme, 372 episodes of Heartbeat aired, including nine specials over 18 series. Contents 1 Series […]

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This Attic Apartment Looks Tiny, But Actually? It Has Everything.

We’ve all had that experience of living somewhere that’s just a little too small. Whether a college dorm, or an overpriced apartment in a new city, the experience of cramped living is not terribly fun. That’s exactly the problem that Spanish firm Elii Architects sought to remedy for one apartment in the city of Madrid, Spain. The seemingly tiny attic apartment, dubbed Didomestic, makes creative use of limited space. The result is something truly spectacular that will definitely make you jealous. […]

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