The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media
Brooke Gladstone & Josh Neufeld
W. W. Norton, 2011 (2011)
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Reviewed by Ricki Marking-Camuto
he Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media
is perhaps the most educational graphic novel I have ever read.
n it, NPR personality Brooke Gladstone details a history of the media and how it has shaped our lives ... and how our lives have shaped it. Her facts and opinions are laid out in an easy-to-read manner in both paragraphs and panels, accompanied by Josh Neufeld's black-white-and-blue illustrations.
his eye-opening presentation of the media, or
will get readers thinking, whether they agree with Gladstone or not, and that is the whole point.
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