The galaxy of Zworykin. The fading of the television era

Anton N. For­tu­na­tov
Lobachevsky State Uni­ver­si­ty of Nizh­ni Nov­gorod

The galaxy of Zworykin. The fad­ing of the tele­vi­sion era

Abstract. The pre­sent­ed arti­cle is the result of pro­cess­ing the author’s speech at a philo­soph­i­cal sem­i­nar in Nizh­ni Nov­gorod. In his thoughts the author relies on the ideas for­mu­lat­ed in the mono­graph “Ego-media. Socio-philo­soph­i­cal Touch­es to the His­to­ry of Tele­vi­sion”. Tele­vi­sion cre­ates a spe­cial tech­ni­cal real­i­ty that begins to affect the sub­jec­tive side of human life. As a result, the medi­um, which has tra­di­tion­al­ly been con­sid­ered a neu­tral medi­a­tor, is now itself becom­ing the sub­ject of a com­mu­nica­tive action. Tele­vi­sion tech­nolo­gies have already reached the lim­it of per­fec­tion, as well as the lim­its of human phys­i­ol­o­gy. At the same time, the human con­scious­ness has not been total­ly sub­or­di­nat­ed.

Key­words: tele­vi­sion, medi­um, com­mu­nica­tive mod­ern, screen.



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