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Simulation and Media

  • By: Elizabeth A. Dickinson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Simulation is commonly described as a process of replication that produces a copy without an original; it is a duplication of an object or concept that lacks an exact corresponding reality. This copy is called asimulacrum(plural, simulacra). Amusement ...

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