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Unformatted text preview: COMM 220 – Sept. 5 05/09/2007 10:19:00 ← Publishing Industry • History o 1639-1799 – 50,000 titles published o 19 th century – dvlpmnt. Of “modern” publishing industry o around 1900 – new attention to advertising, publicity, promotion o 1920 – book clubs o 1939 – Pocket books o post war – massive publishing expansion o 1970s – heightened competitiveness o today – concentration profit ← ← Three 19 th Century Technologies: Photography, Telegraph, and Telephone • Photography o Earliest photo’s produced by Daguerre: “Daguerrotype” 1839 Very basic, black and white o Mass photography – Eastman Kodak o Uses Historical documentation (Brady Civil War photos) Visual context of social times Journalistic reproduction “Collections” – artistic, topic Personal and family history (early appearance of notion of “personal” or “family medium” Scientific documentation – Muybridge Document exploration, process in scientific advancements Led to development of cinematic photo •...
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COMM220.1 - COMM 220 – Sept 5 10:19:00 ← Publishing...

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