Book Discussion The News: A User's Manual

Alain de Botton talked about his book, The News: A User’s Manual, in which he looks at the way the news media shapes the way we think… read more

Alain de Botton talked about his book, The News: A User’s Manual, in which he looks at the way the news media shapes the way we think about politics, tragedy, crime, and celebrity. He argued that we are bombarded with so much news and information today that people can’t really focus on any of it. He spoke at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Rose Cinemas. The event was co-hosted by the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Greenlight Bookstore. close

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Book Discussion The News: A User's Manual

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Public Affairs Event
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2014
Last Aired:
May 5, 2014

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  • Mar 15, 2014 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2014 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 05, 2014 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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