Who is Marshall McLuhan?

Marshall McLuhan

Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC (July 21, 1911 – December 31, 1980) was a Canadian philosopher of communication theory. His work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries.

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Marshall McLuhan - Legacy
... After the publication of Understanding Media, McLuhan received an astonishing amount of publicity, making him perhaps the most publicized English teacher in the twentieth century and arguably the most controversial ... to fund their practice of "genius scouting." Much enamoured with McLuhan's work, Feigen and Gossage arranged for McLuhan to meet with editors of ... as a direct consequence of these meetings, McLuhan was offered the use of an office in the headquarters of both Time and Newsweek, any time he needed it ...
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... Marshall McLuhan Edmonton-born Marshall McLuhan remains a cultural icon as Canada's pioneer pop philosopher and oracle of the electronic age ... and based on an illustration by Stephanie Carter 17 February 2000 Marshall McLuhan The Man with a Message 46 cents Ashton-Potter Canada Ltd ...
Marshall Mc Luhan Bibliography - Articles
... Hook reviewed by Herbert Marshall McLuhan ... Edmund Carpenter and Marshall McLuhan ... Marshall McLuhan and Barrington Nevitt ...

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