October 15, 2005

Other: Me, Or Your Lyin' Eyes?

Television is a world of images. Everyone knows MacLuhan's "Medium is the Message", but only some realise (or bother thinking about) the choice of frames that the camera, director, editor et al take when delivering that message. The impression is what we're supposed to believe, words be damned.

Live television, while having an imagery chosen already, does have it's own special risks to the providers of the image. Especially when there are two underwhelmed locals walking through the broadcast...


posted by Thursday at 12:31 am


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