The Medium is the Message at 50

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Fifty years ago, Marshall McLuhan published Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. Assessing all media that came before television and predicting all that would come after, he argued that we shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us. Someday, he saw, we would all think differently.  WNYC’s Sara Fishko offers us a quick glimpse of the enigmatic ideas of the enigmatic man.