Essays Tagged: "Marshall McLuhan"

A Review/Essay on Todd Gitlin's book "Media Unlimited".

he message is...There is no message" is written. This is not only an obvious ode to the writings of Marshall McLuhan, but also the way I felt after reading the strange labyrinth of a book. Gitlin has ... he relationship between race and the media; the dark side of modern technology and the influence of Marshall McLuhan. Still, this is only a minute percentage of what is discussed. It seems that Todd G ...

(4 pages) 81 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

How the internet has changed time and space, from a modernist perspective.

nnot conceive of our own existence outside of space and time.This understanding of ourselves, or as McLuhan wrote "the aspiration of our time for wholeness, empathy and depth of awareness" (1964, p.5) ... time for wholeness, empathy and depth of awareness" (1964, p.5) derives naturally from technology. McLuhan was echoing sentiments held by Modernists since the industrial revolution; sentiments that a ...

(12 pages) 373 0 4.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Media: this is an essay about the role and influnces of the media of today and how it is controlled, the history of the media and the media today

that are put forward on how the media effects our daily live. Media can be described in various way Marshall McLuhan a media theorist view of media is that the "the medium is the message" (http://medi ...

(8 pages) 979 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Media Images

Marshall McLuhan stated that "[t]he 'content' of any medium is always another medium, the contents o ... written word is print and the print is the content of the telegraph" (1964, 8). Today the theory of Marshall McLuhan still influences the mass communication technology especially in relation to the ne ... of the old media into the new (1998). It is controlling and shaping everyday aspects of human life.Marshall McLuhan's suggestion was not referring to a simple purpose but it is referring to a more co ...

(9 pages) 229 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Culture Jamming: Fighting Fire with Fire

commercial marketing.Meme warfare has grown more and more intense. The next revolution will be, as Marshall McLuhan predicted, "a guerrilla information war". It will be fought in the streets with sig ...

(11 pages) 213 3 4.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Discuss the contention that national cultures are converging and thus cross cultural sensitivity is no longer applicable

ommunications, clearly highlights organisational universal cultural values and concurs with Marshal McLuhan's concept of a "global village."It is suggested however that McLuhan's "global village" is a ... f which are considered, "a very large scale idyll" (Hannerz, 1996)Bearing in mind Hannerz view upon McLuhan's "global village" one could point out that this notion alone is two sided. That is, organis ...

(6 pages) 133 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Internet: 'New' media Q. Critically examine the argument that: 'New' media are merely new systems of delivery of the same kind of content (Howells, 2003).

ttachments but email has the convenience and capability to send information quickly and at no cost. Marshall McLuhan also created the concept of media being an extension of the human body he claimed t ... New forms of communication created by the Internet can be seen by the mix of media on the Internet. Marshall McLuhan created the concept of 'Hot and Cool' media, a hot medium would be something that r ...

(7 pages) 122 0 4.2 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies


rtant components of cultural identity. Guillen discusses the idea of a "global village" proposed by Marshall Mcluhan. In one of McLuhan's well known works, Understanding Media, he states, "Today, afte ... 93. Friedman, Thomas. 1999. The Lexus and the Olive Tree. Farrar Straus Giroux: New York4. McLuhan, Marshall 1964 Understanding Media. New York: Mentor5. Pang Zhongying, 2001 "Another Kind of Globaliz ...

(7 pages) 267 0 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Segnaletica e arredo nel design dell'ospitalità

i DISEGNO INDUSTRIALE A.A. 2002-2003Molto di quello che si dice e si scrive è inquinamento. (Marshall McLuhan)SEGNALETICA: serve a segnalare, a far riconoscere, ad informareSEGNALE: segno conve ...

(5 pages) 14 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Internet has enabled new forms of community to flourish.

scourse of globalization is replete with metaphors of global proximity, of a shrinking world': from Marshall McLuhan's famous 'global village' to the United Nations' recent coining of the term 'Our Gl ...

(9 pages) 140 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Sociology of Advertising and The Stereotyping of Women in the Media: Gender Roles, Personal Dissatisfaction and Issues of Patriarchy- Who Is Really to Blame?

on of patriarchy.The first major work of understanding media on a sociologic level was completed by Marshall McLuhan in 1964. In this book, Understanding the Media he wrote:"After three thousand years ...

(10 pages) 219 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Decorated Body as Communication: Tattoos

fication-where humans transform themselves into the message itself, could be seen as a step towards Marshall McLuhan's dream of a single consciousness.The fascinating thing about transmitting a messag ...

(9 pages) 108 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Medias Expression

n they will either find something new to make money off of or something possibly take another risk. Marshall McLuhans quote definitely does have some truth to it. It is just to bad that it is in the m ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete in the urban compound." Marshall McLuhan 1 In this day and age of endless choice in consumer products and services, consumer ... heir lifeline.Urban sprawl has also contributed to a human-scale loss in our lives. In the words of Marshall McLuhan: "There is a growing uneasiness about the degree to which cars have become the real ...

(33 pages) 117 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Fate of the Book 5. Cumming, T. (22 Sept 2003) The Strange Afterlife of Marshall McLuhan. (online) available: 6. ... ssage. Hardwired publications (reprint of the 1967 edition) 8. Rasmussen, T. (22 Sept 2003) Marshall McLuhan and sociological systems theory. ...

(9 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Globalization and Culture

globalization forms integrity between the social, economic, cultural and technologic developments. McLuhan has claimed that the developments on the electronic media and telecommunications make the wo ... at the developments on the electronic media and telecommunications make the world a global village. McLuhan has stated that new communication techniques have recreated the world in the proper form of ...

(14 pages) 122 0 2.3 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


eexisting global imagery and metaphors. The potential of worldwide television broadcasting prompted Marshall McLuhan's 'global village' (1962) even before space exploration and satellite communication ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The task was to write an analytical essay on Nicholas Carrs article Is Google Making Us Stupid from The Atlantic Magazine.

well-disposed to the internet. To attack Thompson's optimism, Carr refers to communication theorist Marshall McLuhan who, already in the 1960s, was skeptical about the way the media affects our thinki ...

(3 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

How Does Manipulation of Language in the Media (Print, Online, Television, Etc.) Affect the Way People Behave?

the use of print and electronic media, one can quite literally get in touch with the entire world. Marshall McLuhan, a well known entity in the world of media theory, termed media as the "the medium ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Anti Globalization

Anti GlobalizationFIRST INVESTIGATED by Canadian scholar Marshall McLuhan in 1964 and then further explored during the 1970s, globalization is the process by ...

(9 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management