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Understanding Media

Marshall McLuhan is an author and media theorist. One of his major theories states that human history could be divided into four eras. Those four eras are the acoustic age, the literary age, the...

Latest answer posted December 7, 2017, 3:50 pm (UTC)

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Understanding Media

"Media" is the plural of "medium," and a medium is a method of transmission. Media could be anything. It could be television, radio, magazine, or even smoke signals. In each case, some kind of...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2016, 1:53 pm (UTC)

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Understanding Media

In Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan takes a technical—one might almost say a purely linguistic—approach to the idea of "media." First of all, he focuses purely on the medium, to the exclusion...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2019, 12:12 pm (UTC)

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