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Marshall, 1911–80, Canadian cultural historian and mass-communications theorist.
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M.C.L., McLaren, McLaughlin, McLeod, McLeod gauge, McLuhan, McLuhan, (Herbert) Marshall, McMahon, McMansion, McMaster, McMillan
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How to use McLuhan in a sentence
She came—it was like the Marshall McLuhan scene in Annie Hall.Whit Stillman on the 20th Anniversary of ‘Barcelona’, His New Amazon Series, and the Myth of the Ugly Expat|Michael Weiss|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Marshall McLuhan long ago argued the now accepted thesis that different mediums have different influences on thinking.Pulling the Plug on English Departments|David Masciotra|July 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aella asks the Marshall McLuhan question: “Why assume people want sex entertainment that mimics Hollywood movies?”Meet LittleRedBunny, the Queen of Cam Girls|Richard Abowitz|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vardi, an admirer of McLuhan, often tells us that the medium is the message.Israelis and Palestinians: Getting Down To Business|Bernard Avishai|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then there was the part that could quote Marshall McLuhan without Googling.Google Thinks You’re Stupid—and Works to Keep You in the Dark|Andrew Blum|May 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
McLuhan's words, as familiar as they are, bear the imprint of his original thinking.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for McLuhan
/ (məˈkluːən) /
(Herbert) Marshall . 1911–80, Canadian author of works analysing the mass media, including Understanding Media (1964) and The Medium is the Message (1967)
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