Books by Susann Ferris-Jones
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Several colleges and universities have adopted a common read program, in which first-year students read the same book during the summer, then discuss it when they get to campus. Brooke Gladstone, co-host of On The Media, talks about her book, The Influencing Machine, which many freshmen read.
On The Media co-host Brooke Gladstone says the media is not so much a machine, as a mirror that reflects the world back at us. In her comic book, The Influencing Machine, Gladstone traces the history of the media, tackling issues like bias, censorship and sensationalism.
Is there such thing as a media? Is objectivity even possible? Public radio host Brooke Gladstone illustrates the answers to difficult journalism questions in The Influencing Machine, a comic book about the media.