Renee Hobbs remembers Neil Postman as a teacher, field builder, humanist and protectionist in this talk from the Eastern Communication Association conference in Providence, Rhode Island, April 26, 2014. Amazing Ourselves to Death is available for purchase here. You can also listen to the entire panel discussion here, which features Susan Drucker, Donald Fishman, Renee Hobbs, Susan Jasko and Lance Strate.
Hobbs comments on Lance Strate's new book at the Eastern Communication Association
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