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Advertising, Propaganda & Media Manipulation -

Related categories: Politics & Philosophy / Media & Culture /
Related booklists: Anti-Environment Media 'Spin', Consumerism & Commodification, Media and Political Spin,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Advertising: What Everyone Needs to Know® by Mara Einstein
    Advertising: What Everyone Needs to Know® - by Mara Einstein

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780190625894 | ISBN 10: 0190625899

    3000. That's the number of marketing messages the average American confronts on a daily basis from TV commercials, magazine and newspaper print ads, radio commercials, pop-up ads on gaming apps, to pre-roll on YouTube videos and native advertising on ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pornography of Meat by Carol J. Adams
    The Pornography of Meat - by Carol J. Adams

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781590565100 | ISBN 10: 159056510x

    How does someone become a piece of meat? Carol J. Adams answers this question in this provocative book by finding hidden meanings in the culture around us. � From advertisements to T-shirts, from billboards to menus, from matchbook covers to com ... more

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  • Cover image of book Propaganda and the Public Mind: Conversations with Noam Chomsky by David Barsamian
    Propaganda and the Public Mind: Conversations with Noam Chomsky - by David Barsamian

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335650 | ISBN 10: 0745335659

    First published in 2001, Propaganda & The Public Mind constitutes a series of discussions with the journalist David Barsamian and is the perfect complement to Chomskys major works of media study such as Manufacturing Consent and Necessary llusions. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Democracy Under Attack: How the Media Distort Policy and Politics by Malcolm Dean
    Democracy Under Attack: How the Media Distort Policy and Politics - by Malcolm Dean

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847428493 | ISBN 10: 1847428495

    Malcolm Dean, The Guardian newspapers longstanding chief monitor of social affairs, expertly indicts his own trade through a series of seven case studies on the influence of media on social policy. Drawing on four decades of top-level Whitehall brie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Politics and the English Language by George Orwell
    Politics and the English Language - by George Orwell

    £1.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393063 | ISBN 10: 0141393068

    'Politics and the English Language' is widely considered Orwell's most important essay on style. Style, for Orwell, was never simply a question of aesthetics; it was always inextricably linked to politics and to truth.'All issues are political issues ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secret Manoeuvres in the Dark: Corporate and Police Spying on Activists by Eveline Lubbers
    Secret Manoeuvres in the Dark: Corporate and Police Spying on Activists - by Eveline Lubbers

    £26.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745331850 | ISBN 10: 0745331858

    The exposure of undercover policeman Mark Kennedy in the eco-activist movement revealed how the state monitors and undermines political activism. This book shows the other grave threat to our political freedoms - undercover activities by corporations ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flat Earth News: ... Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media by Nick Davies
    Flat Earth News: ... Falsehood, Distortion and Propaganda in the Global Media - by Nick Davies

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099512684 | ISBN 10: 0099512688

    'Finally I was forced to admit that I work in a corrupted profession.' When award-winning journalist Nick Davies decided to break Fleet Street's unwritten rule by investigating his own colleagues, he found that the business of reporting the truth had ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bonfire of the Brands by Neil Boorman
    Bonfire of the Brands - by Neil Boorman

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847670878 | ISBN 10: 1847670873

    In our consumer world, saturated by branded goods, is there any escape from the vice-grip of advertising on all our lives? Neil Boorman, journalist, brand consultant (and recovering brand addict) draws on his vast profession and personal experien ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard
    The Hidden Persuaders - by Vance Packard

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780978843106 | ISBN 10: 097884310x

    Originally published in 1957 and now back in print to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, The Hidden Persuaders is Vance Packards pioneering and prescient work revealing how advertisers use psychological methods to tap into our unconscious desires i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hollywood and Anticommunism: HUAC and the Evolution of the Red Menace, 1935-1950 by John Gladchuk
    Hollywood and Anticommunism: HUAC and the Evolution of the Red Menace, 1935-1950 - by John Gladchuk

    £115.00   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415955683 | ISBN 10: 0415955688

    There have been numerous works produced in recent years dealing with the era commonly known as McCarthyism. There have been few, if any, however, that detail the evolution of the repressive social climate that nourished the McCarthy age. This work co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Authenticity: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life by David Boyle
    Authenticity: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life - by David Boyle

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007179640 | ISBN 10: 0007179642

    From surreal Japanese theme parks to contrived 'reality' TV programming, from chemically-enhanced fast food to artificially planned corporate communities, we live in a world increasingly distanced from and devoid of spontaneous human contact and act ... more

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  • Cover image of book Myths for the Masses: an Essay on Mass Communication by Hanno Hardt
    Myths for the Masses: an Essay on Mass Communication - by Hanno Hardt

    £27.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780631236221 | ISBN 10: 0631236228

    A critical, interdisciplinary and historically informed statement about the rise of mass communication in Western societies and its impact on contemporary life. With a lively and engaging style the author ponders the dominance of the mass-produced m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Propaganda by Edward Bernays
    Propaganda - by Edward Bernays

    £13.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780970312594 | ISBN 10: 0970312598

    The nephew of Sigmund Freud, Edward Bernays (1891-1995) pioneered the scientific technique of shaping and manipulating public opinion, which he called "engineering of consent". During World War One he was an integral part - along with Walter Lippman ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trust Us, We
    Trust Us, We'Re Experts! How Industry Manipulates Science and Gambles with Your Future - by Sheldon Rampton & John Stauber

    £12.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781585421398 | ISBN 10: 1585421391

    The book that unmasks the sneaky and widespread methods industry uses to influence opinion through bogus experts, doctored data and manufactured facts. "A brilliant piece of investigative journalism and a powerful vaccine against the stupefying effe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Edward S. Herman and  Noam Chomsky
    Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media - by Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky

    £10.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780099533115 | ISBN 10: 0099533111

    Contrary to the usual image of the press as cantankerous, obstinate and ubiquitous in its search for truth, Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky depict how an underlying elite conensus largely structures all facets of the news. They skilfully dissect the w ... more

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