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McLuhan, Marshall

  • By: Philip E. N. Howard
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1911–1980

Media Theorist

Canadian intellectual Marshall McLuhan remains one of the most influential new media theorists. He evaluated the social construction of technology and the technological construction of society with rich, detailed studies of the history of communication, skillfully reduced to ...

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