Dr. Paul Frosh
Ass. Professor, Dept. of Communication and Journalism, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Paul Frosh teaches in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the Hebrew University, and is Distinguished Scholar at the Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School. His early research concerned photography, visual culture and the political economy of cultural industries. More recently he has focused on media witnessing, the aesthetics of television and the elicitation of moral response to depicted others. His current research project is on the imaginative and ethical implications of digital image display technologies such as the touch-screen. He has published widely in such journals as Public Culture, The International Journal of Cultural Studies, Semiotica, and Media, Culture & Society. He has written and edited several books, including Media Witnessing: Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication. (2009, 2nd edition 2011 edited with Amit Pinchevski). His latest authored book, The Poetics of Media: Imagination and Communication, is forthcoming from Polity Press.