History of Ideas: The Medium is the Message

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A History of Ideas: The Medium is the Message

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Gillian Anderson on the Medium is the Message

Ray Laurence

What did Marshall McLuhan mean by his statement ‘The Medium Is The Message’? Is it really that the way in which we receive a message is as important as the message itself? Does an aural account affect us in a different way to a printed one? Find out in this animation takes us from early humans to the global village and the internet.

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