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Against TV

J. P. Johnson
 
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
"One of the classics treatments of the dangers of TV."
Endangered Minds: Why Children Don't Think And What We Can Do About It
Endangered Minds: Why Children Don't Think And What We Can Do About It
"Scientific evidence how a childhood of TV changes the way children think and make connections."
Coercion: Why We Listen to What "They" Say
Coercion: Why We Listen to What "They" Say
"Getting rid of your TV liberates you from advertisers -- and Rushkoff shows how serious they are about controlling you."
Selling Out America's Children: How America Puts Profits before Values--and What Parents Can Do
Selling Out America's Children: How America Puts Profits before Values--and What Parents Can Do
"And here's _why_ the TV business will continue to put trash on the screen -- because it's profitable!"
"Mommy, I'm Scared": How TV and Movies Frighten Children and What We Can Do to Protect Them
"Mommy, I'm Scared": How TV and Movies Frighten Children and What We Can Do to Protect Them
"Examines the psychological effects of media violence and fright upon children."
Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill : A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence
Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill : A Call to Action Against TV, Movie and Video Game Violence
"The encouragement of violence through TV."
A Clash of Values
A Clash of Values
"States the obvious -- TV brings messages into your home you may find profoundly offensive or untrue."
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
"Patient cumulative case against TV."
The Plug-in Drug: Television, Children, and the Family; Revised Edition
The Plug-in Drug: Television, Children, and the Family; Revised Edition
"How TV encourages the neglect of children even in good families."
The Age of Missing Information (Plume)
The Age of Missing Information (Plume)
"How TV  encourages us to know and understand less about our world; a critique of the usual glowing reviews given to the "information age"."
Living Room War (Television and Popular Culture)
Living Room War (Television and Popular Culture)
"General critique of TV."
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community
"How our society's inter-personal connections are breaking down -- with significant evidence that TV is contributing."
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies
"More on advertising's ubiquity in our lives."
Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives
"Shows how TV fundamentally alters what we value and how we think, making us less rational and always more in search of the _feeling_ of media."
Culture Jam: How to Reverse America's Suicidal Consumer Binge--And Why We Must
Culture Jam: How to Reverse America's Suicidal Consumer Binge--And Why We Must
"A critique of the consumerist society we live in, and how corporate America engineers it to be that way."
Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
"More on the dangers of consumerist society."