The Burden of Visual Truth
The Role of Photojournalism in Mediating Reality
Newton, Julianne Hickerson
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Year Published: 2001
Pages: 217pp Price: 75.51 ISBN: 0805833765
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As the visual component of contemporary media has overtaken the verbal, visual reportage has established a unique and extremely significant role in 21st-century culture. Julianne Newton has prepared this comprehensive analysis of the development of the role of visual reportage as a critical player in the evolution of our understanding of ourselves, others, and the world. The Burden of Visual Truth offers a first assessment of the role of visual journalism within the context of the complex, cross-disciplinary pool of literature and ideas required for synthesis.
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