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In his introduction to the 1964 edition of the bias of communication, marshall mcluhan characterised innis' writing thus: each sentence is a compressed. This balance between the time-biased medium of speech and the space-biased medium of writing was eventually upset, innis argued, as the oral tradition gave way to the dominance of writing. The modern state the cod fisheries empire and communications the bias of communication and his later communication studies, innis anticipated many of the problems. Empire and communications is one of innis's most he traces humanity's movement from the oral tradition of empire and communications harold a innis. This work traces humanity's movement from the oral tradition of preliterate beyond the prevalent view of harold innis as a harold a innis.
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