Marshall McLuhan and the Medium Is the Message

As we close the election debates in Canada and they begin in the United States, I found it most fitting to post a clip of a luminary intellectual, Marshall McLuhan.

In this clip with Tom Brokaw on the TODAY show, McLuhan swats away conventional analysis of televised political debates and hits the root of the message, the medium itself. Quite interesting for any present-day media perspective:

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    The Matrix similarities are immediately apparent but the films have different things to say The Matrixs message is much more philosophical whereas Sleep Dealer introduces political debates.

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