“What Is New Media?” Essay

The Essay: This essay will examine the question, “What is new Media?” in order to define what New Media is. The major ideas, authors, and works that will be examined are Marshall McLuhan’s “Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man” (1964); Vin Crosbie’s “What is new media?” (1998); and Sherry Turkle’s “The Second Self: Computers and… Continue reading “What Is New Media?” Essay

The Medium is the Message

Who is Marshall McLuhan? Marshall McLuhan was born in Canada on July 21st 1911. He was a student first at the University of Manitoba, and then at Cambridge University. Initially, he earned a B.A. (1932) and M.A. (1934) at Manitoba, before proceeding to complete a B.A. (1936), M.A.(1939), and Ph.D (1942) at Cambridge. He went… Continue reading The Medium is the Message