Foundations of Science

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 155–158 | Cite as

What is New about New Media?



In this reply to Robrecht Vanderbeeken’s essay ‘The Screen as an In-Between’ questions are raised concerning the three distinctive effects the authors attributes to contemporary audiovisual media—eclipsing, interpassivity and truth procedure—and argued that they fail to highlight the specificity of the new media referred to.


Real Reality Screen Interpassivity Eclipsing 


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  1. Vanderbeeken R. (2011) The screen as an in-between. Foundations of Science 16(2–3): 245–257CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ArtsGhentBelgium

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