Webster's New World Dictionary of Media and Communications

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Macmillan, Jan 1, 1996 - Social Science - 676 pages
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Selected by Library Journal as "one of the best reference books of the year", this extraordinary dictionary is the first ever to define and explain all of the specialized terms used in the many diverse worlds of communications. Its more than 35,000 entries -- including such terms as audiotex, flanging, gimbal, outcue, rain lap, rowback, splitscan, and zip pan -- span the fields of advertising, broadcasting, computer graphics, journalism, marketing, photography, publishing, recording, television, theater, and more. Now greatly expanded, this new edition has been updated throughout to cover all of the very latest technological developments in these rapidly evolving fields. For everyone involved in the fast-changing world of media and communications, this superb reference is sure to be an indispensable guide.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
89
Section 3
164
Section 4
199
Section 5
222
Section 6
256
Section 7
274
Section 8
294
Section 12
353
Section 13
390
Section 14
406
Section 15
423
Section 16
490
Section 17
495
Section 18
580
Section 19
604

Section 9
315
Section 10
320
Section 11
327
Section 20
639
Section 21
657
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About the author (1996)

Weiner, a veteran NFL reporter, covers the west coast for USA Today.

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