This collection of resources explores the use of digital image editing software in the mass media. We explore popular images of beauty and the use of digital imagery in news media.

I developed this material for students learning digital image manipulation techniques in a computer science class but it could easily be adapted to a wide range of courses.

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Amazing video for sparking discussion around images of beauty in advertising and the mass media. Especially effective for use with students studying digital image editing as the film represents the role of tools like Photoshop in advertising.
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iWANEX Studios' portfolio features roll-over before-and-after images from their portfolio. Students will be able to see the changes that are made to photographs of celebrities to make them look "perfect". Skin blemishes, fat, body parts, wrinkles, and hair all disappear. This can be the start of a powerful (and empowering) discussion for your students.
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Great collection of digital photo manipulation in mass media imagery. Compiled by Dr. Hany Farid from Dartmouth.
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