Posts Tagged ‘Neil Postman’

Engaged as some of us are in celebrating the 100th anniversary of  Marshall McLuhan’s birth this year, we need to take time to also remember the 80th anniversary of Neil Postman’s birth, which was yesterday. Neil Postman was a great scholar, skilled writer and great friend and advocate of the work Marshall McLuhan, at a time when the […]

Marshall McLuhan and Neil Postman laid down the foundational principles of media ecology, a term that is increasingly being used to describe the totality of our media environments. This recent article from the New York Times discusses the rise and fall of new media forms in evolutionary media ecology terms.  August 21, 2010 Now Playing: […]