Media & Communications

Frontcover
Dk Pub, 01.06.2000 - 64 Seiten
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An intriguing look at the secrets of the media - the way information is spread by television, radio, newspapers and the Internet. Original photography and lively, informative text illustrate the fascinating story of how people have communicated with each other across cultures and through the ages. See the oldest printed book in existence, the world's smallest camera, a city destroyed in the 1st century reconstructed by virtual reality, and ancient Roman writing implements. Learn the way a modern global advertising campaign is put together, how journalists record news, why propaganda can backfire, and how photographs can lie. Discover the first alphabets, how body language can betray your secret emotions, how cropping a photograph can reverse its meaning, why telepathic communication could soon be commonplace, and much, much more!

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Review: Media & Communications (Eyewitness Books)

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Altho the Eyewitness series is generally quite good, this is hopelessly outdated. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author with over 150 books published for children and adults, including "Out of This World", "Wow Science, "and "Discover the Extreme World." His books have garnered much praise and won the Children's Choice, NAPPA Gold Star, TES Book of the Year, and Smithsonian awards. Clive Gifford lives in the UK.

ABOUT THE SERIES' ILLUSTRATOR

Andrew Pinder initially studied archaeology and worked as an archaeologist and prehistorian, directing excavations and producing illustrations for museums, books, and specialist publications. Upon moving to Mallorca, he began work as an illustrator, painter, and muralist.? He has had numerous one-man exhibitions on Mallorca and has work in various public and private collections. As an illustrator, he has worked on more than 20 books including "Out of the World.

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