Media Theorised

Marshall McLuhan: The medium is the message

Marshall McLuhan predicted how social media and technology would impact the masses in the 1960s.

Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) was a Canadian academic whose work on electronic media in the 1960s has come to resonate in the digital age.

This video is narrated by Alex Chow, one of the leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong Umbrella movement whose mass street occupation was mobilised and reported via social media.