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McLuhan, Marshall

Pronunciation: /məˈklo͞owən/
(1911–80), Canadian writer and thinker; full name Herbert Marshall McLuhan. He became known in the 1960s for his phrase “the medium is the message” and for his argument that it is the characteristics of a particular medium rather than the information it disseminates that influence and control society.

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Syllabification: Mc·Lu·han, Marshall

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