Tag Archives: Marshall McLuhan

Zapruder Nation

It is the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The resultant reverence, pain and doubt have remained in the American psyche since November 22, 1963. It was a turning point for history, media and public relations. Media theorist Marshall … Continue reading

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Liberte, Egalite, Technologie: Web 2.0 and Freedom

Social media has taken a prominent role in this year’s uprisings in the Middle East. In a post on my previous blog, I summarize social media use by opponents of Mubarak and Gadhafi and compare the communication efforts to those … Continue reading

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Anthony Weiner: The Medium is the Mess

On Monday, June 6, Rep. Anthony Weiner admitted that he sent a revealing photo of himself to a woman on Twitter. The announcement followed more than a week of extensive media coverage of the photo along with Weiner’s early insistence … Continue reading

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