Decline of Print Media
The third stage of Marshall McLuhan’s Four Laws of Media states that giphyevery media eventually becomes obsolete, in order to make way for something new and more advanced.
For example, telephones outdated telegraphs and likewise, mobile phones are doing the same to wired telephones. Similarly, electronic media has started to not only overshadow print media, but made us aware of its various limitations and challenges.
Isn’t it ironic that we are moving away from what was once the Gutenberg printing press’s revolutionary creation? Other forms of expressing information are leading to our slow withdrawal from print media.
But why should we decline the use of print media and look for alternatives? Find out for yourself!