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Marshall McLuhan’s 1960’s mantra, “the medium is the message” could be a vital key to understanding both Donald Trump’s presidency and the seemingly mystical following he has cultivated. Focusing on the impact of the internet and Twitter, rather than the content, provides insight into a baffling political and social phenomenon.
Twitter, like the internet, is a hybrid combination of what McLuhan described as “hot and cool media”. On one hand, Twitter is a cool Continue reading “Opinion | The “Message” Behind Trump’s Tweets”