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Unformatted text preview: visual Postman: The primary task of media ecology is to make moral judgments: Technology is always a Faustian bargain. Television is detrimental to society it replaces serious discourse with entertaining sound bites. All issues become trivial Critique: McLuhan’s theory more of an perspective than a theory: 1. Little data to support cause-effect relationships. Data more anecdotal than systematic. 2. Claims are objective, yet data interpretive 3. Perspective not falsifiable...
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- Fall '10
- Marshall McLuhan, Media ecology, Marshall Mcluehan Media, human invented technology, communication Media Analysis