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transmediale Marshall McLuhan LectureFaisal Devji (left) in conversation with Megan Boler (right) at the 2018 Marshall McLuhan Lecture in Berlin transmediale Marshall McLuhan Lecture by Megan Boler 30.01.2018, 18:30 at the Embassy of Canada, Berlin The 10th-anniversary edition of the transmediale Marshall McLuhan lecture was delivered by Megan Boler, a professor in the Department of […]


MyToba.ca, the Manitoba news and information service, published the following comments and a short video of Marshall McLuhan on the last day of 2016. His predictions relate to space exploration, a personalized information service not unlike a combination of Google plus Wikipedia, the unharmonious global village with its loss of secrecy, racial conflict, media as extensions of […]


This home at 11342 – 64th Street was once the home of famous Canadian media visionary Marshall McLuhan. Photo by Alex Kuskis PAULA SIMONS, EDMONTON JOURNAL Published on: January 28, 2016 The medium is the message, cultural theorist Marshall McLuhan famously declared. If architecture is the medium, Edmonton’s newest micro-museum, McLuhan House has a simple message:  […]


The advertisement below that features a picture of Marshall McLuhan is published in the first section of today’s print version of the Toronto Globe & Mail newspaper. It was placed there by the the AMA (American Marketing Association) Marketing Hall of Legends for their Jan. 21 Gala, which I guess is when they induct the […]


Laurence O’Donnell on his MSNBC program last night cited Marshall McLuhan’s hot and cool media distinction  to describe Hillary Clinton’s impressive performance at the 11-hour Benghazi congressional hearing on Thursday: “It was in McLuhan’s 1964 seminal work ‘Understanding Media’ that he said ‘TV is a cool medium.’ He described the first televised presidential debate as […]


ByMindanews on August 27, 2015 MindaNews was given an “Award of Distinction” by the Center for Media Freedom & Responsibility (CMFR) in Makati City Thursday, citing the news cooperative’s “commitment to accuracy, fairness and relevance” while Joseph Morong of GMA Network, Inc., was named the Marshall McLuhan Fellow for 2015. The awards were given during the […]


This home at 11342 – 64th Street was once the home of famous Canadian media visionary Marshall McLuhan. Photo by Alex Kuskis. Decades after his death, media visionary Marshall McLuhan’s spirit still looms over Edmonton. Not only is his childhood home in Highlands — where he spent the first four years of his life — […]


  Michael McLuhan, son of communications visionary Marshall McLuhan, shared an intimate look at his childhood with Toronto high school students [Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School] Joel Eastwood   –   March 27, 2014  Television, Marshall McLuhan proclaimed, was the most significant electronic medium of his time. “It permeates nearly every home in the country, extending the […]


Sorel Etrog in Seoul. Photo courtesy of Eva Varga. By Canadian Art   –   February 27, 2014 The Canadian art world lost a major contributor this week with the passing of Sorel Etrog, a Toronto-based artist who represented Canada at the 1966 Venice Biennale and designed Canada’s iconic Genie awards statue. To many, Etrog was Canada’s pre-eminent Modernist […]


People commute through a flooded street amidst the rubble after a downpour in the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban city, central Philippines November 14, 2013. CBC News   –   Feb 17, 2014 Typhoon Haiyan ripped a path of devastation through the Philippines in November 2013, becoming known as one of the worst storms […]