What is Media?
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This paper uses Marshall McLuhan's definition of media as an "extension of man" to describe what media is and how it is a man-made product that in many instances is a creation that is intended to offer a specific message that is a reflection of power, control, purpose or motive.
From the Paper:"During the ...s, Marshall McLuhan developed a number of ideas or concepts related to the mass media. One of the most significant of these ideas is his theory that; 'All media from the phonetic alphabet to thecomputer are extensions of man that cause deep and lasting changes in him and transform his environment". (McLuhan) This definition of media as an extension of man that changes him and his environment seems even more relevant five decades later in an era of new communication technologies that permit..."
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What is Media? (2008, December 01) Retrieved October 04, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/what-is-media-125721/
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