Although the frequent infodumps lend this story a distinctly pedantic quality, I still liked it a lot and would recommend it to any parent, educator or young readers who's interested in issues surrounding the media.
A racially diverse cast of boys and girls solve a Scooby-style mystery while learning about corporate ownership of traditional newsmedia, the influence of advertisers and the possibilities offered by new, accesible forms of digital mass communication. There's a lot to love here, so th...more
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