Digital Media: Transformations in Human Communication

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Paul Messaris, Lee Humphreys
Peter Lang, Jan 1, 2006 - Computers - 337 pages
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In this must-have new anthology, top media scholars explore the leading edge of digital media studies to provide a broad, authoritative survey of the study of the field and a compelling preview of future developments. This book is divided into five key areas--video games, digital images, the electronic word, computers and music, and new digital media--and offers an invaluable guide for students and scholars alike.

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Contents

Influences of Digital Imaging on the Concept of Photographic Truth
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A Walk on the Dark Side
11
Viewers Awareness of Digital F7X in Movies
15
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The Editors: Paul Messaris is the Lev Kuleshov Professor of Visual Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. He has directed three feature films and is the author of Visual Literacy: Image, Mind, and Reality and Visual Persuasion: The Role of Images in Advertising. Lee Humphreys is a Ph.D. candidate at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, where she also received her M.A. in communication. Her research examines the social uses and effects of communication technology.

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