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The Hypermediacy of CNN

In these screengrabs from CNN, the conflicting logics of immediacy (in the desire for live coverage of two major events taking place simultaneously) and hypermediacy (in the spectacle of video feeds from Washington and Baghdad both on the screen at the same time, in separate windows, against a lurid background "wallpaper" graphic) confirm the usefulness of remediation as a critical armature for contemporary media studies




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