- He was a Canadian professor, philosopher, and public intellectual
|Real name:||Herbert Marshall McLuhan|
|Born:||21 July 1911 Comment |
|When did Marshall McLuhan die? / Died||31 December 1980|
|How many years did Marshall McLuhan live? / Lived||69 years|
|Where was Marshall McLuhan born?||Edmonton, Canada|
|Where did Marshall McLuhan die? / Deathplace ||Toronto, Canada|
Who was Marshall McLuhan? / Facts
- His work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries
- He was educated at the University of Manitoba and Cambridge University and began his teaching career as a Professor of English at several universities in the US and Canada, before moving to the University of Toronto where he would remain for the rest of his life
- McLuhan is known for coining the expressions "the medium is the message" and the global village, and for predicting the World Wide Web almost thirty years before it was invented
- Although he was a fixture in media discourse in the late 1960s, his influence began to wane in the early 1970s
- In the years after his death, he continued to be a controversial figure in academic circles
- With the arrival of the internet, however, interest in his work and perspective has renewed
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Last update: 21 July 2017
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