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Medium Theory

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

Medium theory is concerned with the fixed features of the channels of communication and how these features are distinguished psychologically and sociologically from other media. The theory examines the relationship between human senses that are required to use a medium and ...

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