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The Voice in Media

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Human communication is primarily verbal; for tens of thousands of years, our stories, traditions, and knowledge were passed from one generation to the next with the spoken word. Even when the written word is used for communication, the letters on the page are only a code, a symbol that reflects the language of the individual and the sound of the words. In the modern era, this verbal communication now surrounds us and has taken us back to the oral traditions of our ancestors. Into this world come the art and science of capturing these utterances and passing them along to others. The majority of our learning, interpersonal ...

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