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To: "BookShare" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2007 1:10 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Submission
Hi all, I've just submitted for validation: What Orwell Didn't Know: Propaganda and the New Face of American Politics edited by Andras SzantoIt's been read through, with headers stripped and ppage numbers and chaptertitles protected. K1000 ranked spelling 99.99%. From back of book: Manipulation. Bias. Spin. Dishonesty. Half a century after George Orwell's death and six decades after his classic essay, "Politics and the English Language"-in which he tied the corrosion of language to the corruption of politics-American public life is riddled with the symptoms of obfuscation and doublespeak Orwell so vividly diagnosed. A Big Brother- style dystopia has not come to pass, but tools are available to spinmeisters and image-makers that allow them to detach politics from reality on a daily basis. Twenty prominent voices consider the outlooks for reality-basedpolitics in this anthology. From the use of deceptively murky jargon, to theemotional pull of phrases like the "War on Terror," to the rise of infotainment and pseudo-science, to the disinclination of big media toprovide real news, these writers address unsettling developments in today's public discourse. Reflecting on Orwell, they shed new light on the power of politicians and the media to deceive and to repair, to fracture and to uniteAmerican democracy. Deborah -- I am using the free version of SPAMfighter for private users. It has removed 500 spam emails to date. Paying users do not have this message in their emails. Get the free SPAMfighter here: http://www.spamfighter.com/len To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxxput the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.-- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition.Version: 7.5.516 / Virus Database: 269.17.8/1195 - Release Date: 12/24/2007 11:19 AM
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