Re-musing Ourselves

Friday, March 03, 2006


The late media critic Neil Postman argued in his seminal book "Amusing Ourselves to Death," that as TV prevailed over the printed word, it impaired our ability to make sense of a world of information. Jay Rosen writes the blog, PressThink and is a professor at NYU, where Postman taught. Rosen counts Postman as both mentor and hero and joins Brooke to discuss "Amusing Ourselves to Death," now in a new edition, as ever more relevant.

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