From publisher blurb:
In the 21st century, no one and nothing has more effect on the people than the media, its creators, and its reporters. Military strength and economic might are hallmarks of nation-state and mega-corp alike, but it is influence-the ability to shape perceptions, opinions, and even emotions of billions of people worldwide-that ensures the power of the media. After all, it's larger than life, a projection of dreams and hopes for all to see and share ...
LIVE AND DIRECT flings you headfirst into this all-pervasive worldview, highlighting the Media role and its venues:
History of the mass media: From its 18th century origins to the most recent events in the OMS/Net 54 rivalry.
How media is disseminated: Watch radio and TU give way to screamsheets and braindance.
New Media character templates: War Correspondent, Social Reporter, Police Beat, Paparazzo, Propagandist, Tabloid Writer, and more.
The Media Campaign: Underground, Government, or Freelance style? The pros and cons of each.
An in-depth look at Net 54, OMS and WNS, the top 3 mediacorps in the world.
Plus “C. J. O'Reilly Goes Hollywood”, an all new adventure story!
You heard it here first. Where the "truth" is open for business: 24 hours a day!!