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notes : : Thriving in a Media Maelstrom : May 31, 2017

Maybe Marshall McLuhan was wrong. Maybe the medium is not the message. Isn’t the message the message? And the medium the medium? This may be stating the obvious, but the medium remains a tool to serve the message and when the opposite happens, as it so often does these days, we’re in trouble. In the age of clickbait and selfies and ever-spawning new forms of social media, the medium in some hands distorts truth. Witness fake news. We live at a time when the digital noise deafens [...]