Multimedia, communication and journalism research. An introduction is made to the fields of multimedia, mass media, mass communication and journalism with focus on interactive media. An overview is provided about animation, multimedia artist and communication design with special highlights on dual-coding theory and footage. This publication also reflects briefly on multimedia messaging services, short message services and synchronized multimedia integration languages. Focus also lies on principles, research quality and style of multimedia, screen and web page design. This book also deals with media education and mass communication research with focus on course, curriculum and institutions.