In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...
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The general consensus is that the phenomenon of social networking/social media is as potentially revolutionary as the Industrial Revolution. Whether this is hyperbole or turns out to be fact will remain a question for history.
Not only did no one throw shoes at Obama, the crowd of 3,000 in Cairo gave him a standing ovation. Watching the speech, I had the feeling that the world might be changing again.
"The Presidential Scorecard: The First 100 Days" is obviously choreographed by the same people who can make war sound like a college football game and almost anything ordinary sound significant.
In the 1960s, the so-called "guru of media," Marshall McLuhan, dubbed television the "cool medium." He used the "hot-cool medium" distinction to expl...
Maybe we are not interested in learning this stuff, or maybe TV is just the wrong medium for transmitting serious information.
I decided to think of every quote worthy to share. Here:
I don't know where, but she sends me there.
-Brian Wilson [crazy mad genius]
Bobby Kennedy was the ultimate insider, the product of wealth and power. Obama's is doing the opposite: He's climbing up the mountain. Where RFK was the ultimate insider, he's the ultimate outsider.
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