Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication
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Media Witnessing by Paul Frosh
Book DescriptionFrom the Holocaust to 9/11, modern communications systems have incessantly exposed us to reports of distant and horrifying events, experienced by strangers, and brought to us through media technologies. In this book leading scholars explore key questions concerning the truth status and broader implications of 'media witnessing'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230551497
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Paul Frosh
Media Witnessing, Paperback (November 2008)
Modern communication systems have incessantly exposed us to reports of distant events, brought to us through the media. In this book, leading scholars explore key questions concerning the implications of 'media witnessing'.
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Quietly but implacably, powerful transnational corporations are gaining power over our visual world. This book exposes the interior workings of the visual content industry, which produces approximately 70 per cent of the images that define consumer cultures. It provides an exploration of industrialized commercial photography, its uses and abuses.
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Author Biography - Paul Frosh
TAMAR ASHURI Lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at Ben-Gurion University, Israel, and in the School of Communications at Sapir Academic College, Israel MENAHEM BLONDHEIM Professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism and the Department of American Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel ROY BRAND Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Sarah Lawrence College, USA JOHN ELLIS Professor of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK ELIHU KATZ Trustee Professor at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA, and Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Scientific Director of the Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research, Israel JOAN LEACH Convenor of the Science Communication Programme at the University of Queensland, Australia TAMAR LIEBES Professor of Media and Journalism and holder of the Carl and Matilda Newhouse Chair in Communication at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel JOHN DURHAM PETERS F.Wendell Miller Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa, USA CARRIE A. RENTSCHLER Assistant Professor of Communication Studies in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University, Canada G?NTER THOMAS Professor of Protestant Theology at Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Germany
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