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This paper asks the question, whether Medium Theory can assist in identifying and describing a common inseparable foundation of digital media – a media-atom.
This is achieved through applying Medium Theoretical views as well as three media-metaphorical views (Meyrowitz 1997) on a taxonomy of digital media (a digital computer) and parts thereof. 7,001 more words


Future World

    Is there an App for this?

The popular icons of the past have become the future, so are we living in the future right now or the past, and is future prologue to past? 843 more words

Quick Thoughts on Carr, McLuhan and Horkheimer

Marshall McLuhan’s Global Village—particular in its digital-age variant—makes information ubiquitous, universal and continuous, stoking in audiences a strong and ceaseless appetite for the Now. Whatever you know is already out of date. 372 more words

Media & Society

Video Highlights: Journalists discuss phenomenon of fake news in McLuhan Forum

Award-winning journalists Manny Mogato, Ed Lingao, and Yvonne Chua were invited to discuss fake news and accountability in the news media as part of the McLuhan forum series by the Canadian Embassy. 253 more words

Local News

Captured and Framed: Declaring "war" against fake news

In a generation of fake news proliferation, journalists are responsible in asking themselves: To whom do we write/broadcast for?

Before, the main role of journalists is to disseminate factual information to the people. 435 more words


Getting to know the 2017 McLuhan Fellow

In its 20th year, the Embassy of Canada awarded Manuel “Manny” Mogato the 2017 Marshall McLuhan Fellowship award during the Jaime V. Ongpin Journalism Seminar. Manny Mogato was known to be the first international correspondent to be awarded the McLuhan Fellowship award. 489 more words


The Medium is the Method? The Method is the Message?

The readings for this week have brought me back to McLuhan (again, sorry) to consider not only how the technological apparatus changes the humanities, but how those technological methods can change the methods of humanities research. 796 more words

General Stuff