A publication of
December Communications, Inc.
Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine
ISSN 1076-027X / Volume 4, Number 8 / August 1, 1997
- Editor's Page: Where Have We Been?
- If there is any theme to this month's issue,
it is that the world of online communication
is still very much in formation.
Cross Cultural Education
Through the Internet
How does one go about creating a course? How does one
imbue words and concepts with life, immediacy and relevance?
Jon Franklin Ramsoonair
sequence of steps he took
in setting up a cross cultural management course to
make extensive use of the Internet to add to
the experience of fourth year and MBA students.
New Directions for New Media
How are new media devotees are
inventing new reasons and ways to
Chris Lapham reports on Columbia University's
Institute for Tele-Information's conference,
"The Collision of Conduit and
Content: Changing Models for News and Entertainment
Publishing," held recently in New York City.
Now, McLuhan is the Message
McLuhan has been dead for years,
yet some media thinkers still
consider his work of value.
review of the
Forward Through the Rearview Mirror:
Reflections on and by Marshall McLuhan, as
well as CD-ROMs and
Web sites about McLuhan.
David Shenk responds
last month's review of his book Data Smog:
Surviving the Information Glut.
Chris Harper, comments on
Book Review: Encountering Insufferable Elitism
Who is influential
in the digital world?
Is it even reasonable to
profile a cyber "elite"
without it turning into
"a mutual admiration suck fest?"
reviews Digerati: Encounters With the Cyber Elite
by John Brockman.
Call For Articles: Computer-Mediated Communication and Disability
1997 article in CMC Magazine,
Jennifer Gold asked, "Does CMC present individuals with disabilities
opportunities or barriers?"
She continues with this question and
invites others to contribute to answering it
in this call for articles for a forthcoming
special issue on
computer-mediated communication and disability.
The Last Link: So Long, Highway
John December chides the Clinton administration
for political opportunism in its
Letters to the editor always welcome: