Meaning in the Media

“The average TV commercial of sixty seconds has one hundred and twenty half-second clips in it, or one-third of a second. We bombard people with sensation. That substitutes for thinking.” ― Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451   To me, now more than ever, we must turn off the flash of the frame and dive into the stills themselves.  After all, it’s said that “a picture is worth a thousand words.”  If this is the case, then one second of NTSC video is worth 29,970 words.  And ten seconds of NTSC video would be 299,970 words.  That’s more more words than reading …