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The medium is (still) the message

Way back when I was in college, we studied the works of a Canadian communications analyst and philosopher named Marshall McLuhan, who developed original theories on the substantive and stylistic differences between radio, print and television, among others. McLuhan’s influential work on “hot” and “cool” media can best be summarized by the 1960 John F.…
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Celebrating Nevada’s Sesquicentennial: What misconception about Nevada do you find most annoying/funny/odd?

For every month leading up to Nevada’s 150th birthday (Oct. 31), we’ll post one Nevada-or birthday-themed question along with responses from every Imagine team member. This month is a Nevada question. Please join us as we think about what Nevada misconception we find most annoying, funny or downright weird. And if you’d like, comment and tell…
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Oh, I see what you did there. . .

In journalism school, it was pounded into our brains when writing standard newspaper pieces to tailor it to an eighth-grade reading level. I’m not exactly sure where or when the decision was made, but it’s a pretty universally taught ideal. Later, in a screenwriting class, it was steeped into our minds to always speak to…
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