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Communications History, Part 2

This Monday, over Twitter, I received an unexpected bit of feedback to last week’s post on Communications History from the Henry Ford Museum‘s Suzanne Fischer: In writing the post, doing some pre-writing for a field statement I’m working on for school. I wanted … Continue reading

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Why I Do Communications History

“Markets are conversations.“ When the writers of the Cluetrain Manifesto wrote this over a decade ago, they were looking for something revolutionary. They were trying to express the impact of the astounding new power of electronic media on communications– the … Continue reading

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La Guardia Reads the Sunday Funnies

Tomorrow marks the birthday of Fiorello La Guardia, 99th mayor of New York City. In the opening monologue of his 1958 play Comic Strip, George Panetta turns almost immediately to one of the most powerful cultural memories of New York … Continue reading

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La Guardia Reads the Sunday Funnies

Tomorrow marks the birthday of Fiorello La Guardia, 99th mayor of New York City. In the opening monologue of his 1958 play Comic Strip, George Panetta turns almost immediately to one of the most powerful cultural memories of New York … Continue reading

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