Culture & Media / Images

Multimedia and the Flash Documentary: Components Working Together

The reading for today analyzed the flash documentary, a media form I did not realize had a specific category.  The flash documentary combines photographs, music, text, and audio narration to tell a story.  By combining these different communication methods, the rhetoric and specific uses of each can complement the others. Sea Gypsies is an example of … Continue reading

Interpreting Images

Interpreting Images

I’ve been seeing a lot of Roland Barthes these days.  Since the semester began, I’ve been reading his book Mythologies for my Media Criticism class, revisiting and discussing his theory many times in said class, and now coming across a summary of his work in an article for Digital Communications.  And after several weeks of Barthes … Continue reading