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  • The Super Cool Science of Star Wars

    The Saber-Swirling Science Behind the Death Star, Aliens, and Life in That Galaxy Far, Far Away!

    by Mark Brake

    Learn about the science used by Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, and more in the Star Wars galaxy.Star Wars has captured the hearts and imaginations of sci-fi fans worldwide. We all marvel at its dazzling variety of aliens, spaceships, and planets. That’s because there’s something revolutionary about the actual science in Star Wars. These painted pictures from the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fearless Female Journalists

    by Joy Crysdale

    series The Women's Hall of Fame Series
    Ten inspirational biographies of women who risked everything – including their lives – to bring us the world’s stories. Whether reporting from the front lines or the anchor desk, they pushed the boundaries of print, radio, TV, and internet journalism. By reading about their lives we learn the history of modern journalism. From abolitionist Mary Ann Shadd and stunt reporter Nellie Bly to feminist ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Who Is Steven Spielberg?

    by Stephanie Spinner and 2 more

    series Who Was?
    While other kids played sports, Steven Spielberg was writing scripts and figuring out camera angles. He went from entertaining his Boy Scout troop with home movies to amazing audiences around the world with epic blockbusters. He has directed four of the most successful films of all time and has won two Academy Awards for Best Director. From Jaws to Lincoln, young readers and aspiring filmmakers ... Read more

    $8.35 AUD

  • That Girl on TV could be Me!

    The Journey of a Latina news anchor [Bilingual English / Spanish]

    by Leticia Ordaz and 1 more

    Enjoy the first children's picture book about becoming a TV news anchor. Amazingly illustrated, this inspiring Latina autobiography features a bilingual Spanish translation.Growing up near Sacramento, CA, little Leticia dreams of being a TV newscaster. But no one on TV looks like her. This shy, small-town girl overcomes barriers, like her fear of public speaking, to become the first in her ... Read more

    $13.52 AUD

  • The Movie Industry

    by Wil Mara

    series 21st Century Skills Library: Global Citizens: Modern Media
    Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, The Movie Industry in the Global Citizens: Modern Media series explores the topic through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of the movie industry. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use evidence from a variety of ... Read more

    $36.84 AUD

  • Privacy and Digital Security

    by Megan Fromm and 1 more

    series Media Literacy
    In the digital age, journalists have to be concerned about privacy and security like never before. This book teaches students of media about this brave new world. Journalists today need to protect their information and sources in unprecedented ways. Readers also learn how data encryption works. When using the Internet to do research, there’s always the potential for hacking. Finally, an interview ... Read more

    $39.04 AUD

  • Fake News

    by Tom Jackson and 1 more

    series What's the Issue?
    What is fake news? How can the news be wrong? How do we know if what we're reading is true or not?The concept of fake news and the media as a whole is discussed as part of the What's the Issue series. What's the Issue asks ‘what’s all the fuss about?’ It reviews what is at stake when we think about fake news, with the aim of helping young people to understand this difficult subject and provide ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Il rosso e il nero della comunicazione

    Giornalismo, informazione e potere

    by stefano angelo

    Il rosso e il nero della comunicazione è una raccolta di riflessioni sulla circolazione delle informazioni, in termini di distribuzione del sapere pubblicamente condiviso, che avviene attraverso i mezzi di comunicazione di massa. Riflessioni che si sviluppano intorno a vari temi, dalla natura intrinseca della comunicazione mediata, ai suoi interpreti/attori, alle mutazioni in corso, senza perdere ... Read more

    $3.26 AUD

  • The Distortion of Facts in the Digital Age

    by Larry Gerber

    series Digital and Information Literacy
    Disinformation is as old as lying. Today, the Internet is moving toxic information faster than ever, to more people than ever, making it potentially more harmful than ever. Fortunately, the Internet can also furnish the antidotefacts. In this compelling volume, readers discover what the scope of disinformation is, why people distort facts, who the masters of disinformation are and how their ... Read more

    $39.04 AUD

  • What Is Hip-Hop?

    by Eric Morse and 2 more

    Included in Publishers Weekly's Big Indie Books of Fall 2017 feature"Morse and Yi (the team behind What Is Punk?) highlight hip-hop's cultural hegemony via an impressively encyclopedic parade of rhyming biographies. Yi's meticulously styled clay figures are as magical as in the previous book, combining profound expressiveness with the playfulness of action figures. Her compositions are equally ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • I Have A Stream

    Für die Abschaffung des gebührenfinanzierten Staatsfernsehens

    by Berthold Seliger

    Das öffentlich-rechtliche Fernsehen erfüllt den gesetzlichen Auftrag, die "demokratischen, sozialen und kulturellen Bedürfnisse der Gesellschaft zu erfüllen", schon längst nicht mehr. Die Realität ist: Sendungen, Serien, Shows, die am Privatfernsehen orientiert sind. Quotenterror. Zwangsweise eingetriebene Gebührengelder. Die "Öffis" sind trotz regelmäßiger Einsprüche des Bundesverfassungsgerichts ... Read more

    $19.63 AUD

  • Ting!

    Comment le marketing séduit le monde

    by Laura Simon and 1 more

    Que ce soit sur nos ordinateurs, nos smartphones, à la télévision, dans les magazines, sur les maillots de foot, dans le bus, dans la rue et même chez nous, la publicité est partout. Nous sommes quotidiennement exposés au marketing et sollicités par les marques, sans forcément nous en rendre compte. Mais alors, qu'est-ce qui distingue une bonne publicité d'une mauvaise ? Pourquoi une marque est ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Spooked!

    How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America

    by Gail Jarrow

    This book for young readers explores in riveting detail the false panic created by the famous War of the Worlds radio broadcast from 1938 -- as well as the repercussions of "fake news" today.On the night of October 30, 1938, thousands of Americans panicked when they believed that Martians had invaded Earth. What appeared to be breaking news about an alien invasion was in fact a radio drama based ... Read more

    $23.42 AUD

  • 超人氣新聞比賽

    by 陳默默 and 1 more

    series 心靈OK棒
    ◆雙眼看見的不一定是真的,◆真假之間,你看到的是浮出水面的那一角?還是水面下潛藏的未知?繪本《超人氣新聞比賽》描述電視臺舉辦24小時超人氣新聞比賽,不論老手新秀無不大出奇招,都希望自己手中的新聞是獨家、勁爆又聳動。獅子接到了圓圓工廠員工爆料的消息、黑狗拍下第一手獨家畫面……,正當緊張又刺激的超人氣新聞票選活動開始時,獅子接到了一通電話,是否會改變比賽的結果、改變眾人的關注焦點……。這個故事,首先想提醒大家思考的是:收視率高,觀眾想看、喜歡看的新聞,就一定是好新聞嗎?那些不斷透過電視臺或網站揭露的新聞報導或直播畫面,一定是真的嗎?在資訊量爆炸的現今社會、網路活動興盛與言論自由的環境,每個人都可以是資訊來源的製造者、提供者與傳遞者,然而,那些為了滿足閱讀大眾的資訊,經常也容易發生查證不足、粗製濫造的問題,我們應該積極培養的,是孩子在接收眾多媒體資訊的同時,擁有獨力思考的能力 ... Read more

    $9.39 AUD

  • Fake News

    by Tom Jackson and 1 more

    series What's the Issue?
    What is fake news? How can the news be wrong? How do we know if what we're reading is true or not?The concept of fake news and the media as a whole is discussed as part of the What's the Issue series. What's the Issue asks ‘what’s all the fuss about?’ It reviews what is at stake when we think about fake news, with the aim of helping young people to understand this difficult subject and provide ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • Violence in Pop Culture

    by Wil Mara

    series 21st Century Skills Library: Global Citizens: Modern Media
    Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Violence in Pop Culture in the Global Citizens: Modern Media series explores the topic through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of the prevalence of violence in pop culture. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use ... Read more

    $36.84 AUD

  • What is True?

    by Jennifer West and 1 more

    What is True? is the 11th title in Etan Boritzer’s best selling children’s book series on character education and difficult topics. In this book, Author Boritzer explores how we can try to discern between facts and appearances in our world. Children are asked to carefully consider their actions and thoughts based on various types of inquiry and evaluation. What is True? provides both the child and ... Read more

    $6.13 AUD

  • Body Image in the Media

    by Wil Mara

    series 21st Century Skills Library: Global Citizens: Modern Media
    Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Body Image in the Media in the Global Citizens: Modern Media series explores the topic through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of how body image is portrayed in the media. As they read, students will develop questions about the text, and use ... Read more

    $36.84 AUD

  • Student Journalism & Media Literacy

    by Homer L. Hall and 3 more

    series Student Journalism & Media Literacy
    This comprehensive resource covers everything student journalists need to know in a rapidly changing media landscape. Approachable and non-intimidating, this book features important concepts and examples from current school publications from around the country. Foremost, it teaches skills such as the fundamentals of good writing and the basics of newspaper layout and design. Also addressed, ... Read more

    $131.00 AUD

  • The Short News

    Making News Fun One Brick at a Time

    by Sean Romero

    From the creator of The Short News website comes a hilarious new book of original photographs that uses toy bricks to explore offbeat and lighthearted news stories. Complete with 120 original images, each of the photos is humorously captioned and comes with a brief summary of the news story that inspired it.You’ve never seen the news like this before. The Short News is a must have for fans of toy ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • What Are Conspiracy Theories?

    by Margaret J. Goldstein

    series Searchlight Books ™ — Fake News
    Learn all about conspiracy theories that have emerged from the past to today. This accessible overview introduces young readers to thinking critically about the information they may glean from news, social media, and other sources. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Digital Content Creation

    by Megan Fromm and 1 more

    series Media Literacy
    Journalism is transitioning from print to digital faster than ever, and this book teaches students how to keep up in this rapidly changing environment. The digital revolution has changed how news is distributed. It has also shifted the roles and responsibilities of journalists. Readers learn about hyperlocal news sites replacing the town paper, journalists becoming computer coders, and how online ... Read more

    $39.04 AUD

  • A Level Media Studies

    The Essential Introduction

    by Pete Bennett and 2 more

    A Level Media Studies is a comprehensive guide to the subject content of AS and A Level Media Studies, across all examining boards. It is specifically designed to meet the needs of both students and teachers with an accessible writing style, helpful notes on key theories and theorists and a range of learning exercises.The book’s overall approach is gradual immersion, assuming no prior knowledge of ... Read more

    $58.95 AUD

  • Boca de Ferro

    -Uma Análise sobre a Estética das Mídias na Amazônia e no Mundo.

    by Acilon HB Cavalcante

    Feito no formato de história em quadrinhos, eu juntei 10 anos de aulas voltadas ao ensino de estética das mídias em um livro onde uso exemplos de quadrinhos, clipes, filmes, arquitetura, ilustrações e artes regionais da cultura da Amazônia e da produção midiática brasileira e mundial, para explicar como os autores se diferenciam quando empregam valores estéticos à sua produção. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD