The global village

Introductory concepts and key words (from Creative Arts Today, pages 134-5)
  • Interconnectedness beyond distance, time, location through world-wide web, mobile technologies, integration of all forms of mass media
  • opportunities and problems of a single global village (McLuhan)
  • interactive involvement and social media, democratisation of access to mass communication
  • consequences for traditional visual communication industries like publishing, advertising and newspapers
  • our contradictory presence and non-presence in the world as another consequence of the interior space of the internet, games and other digital technologies (cyberspace)
  • cyberspace changes the rules of place and time, social interaction bridges geographical distance and creates new kinds of spaces to interact within



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