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notes : : Thriving in a Media Maelstrom : November 4, 2017

DRAFT There's both truth and overstatement in Marshall McLuhan's famous "the medium is the message." Clearly, the medium influences the message; witness Twitter, particularly in the hands of our 45th president. But his thesis—that the way content is delivered has a greater impact on society than the ideas evoked by the content—ha always troubled me. Maybe the medium is not the message. Isn’t the message the message? And the medium the medium? This may be stating [...]