The Amazing Little Box That Creates Sadness

“The Amazing Little Box That Creates Sadness,” Jon Millstein’s review of the latest smartphone technology.

Douglas Rushkoff Admits Original Sin

“It’s as if some innate human savagery is to blame for our troubles.”  

Eric McLuhan’s Obituary

Second Nature Journal offers its deepest condolences to the McLuhan family for the loss of Eric McLuhan on May 18, 2018.  In his passing, Second Nature Journal has also lost a key Editorial Board Member, and a dear friend, mentor, and inspiration. The obituary of the Toronto Star can be read here.

Media, Journalism, and Communication: A Student’s Guide

Dr. Read Mercer Schuchardt’s latest book, Media, Journalism, and Communication: A Student’s Guide, is available from Crossway and Amazon starting March 31.  

Read Schuchardt’s 8 Theses on Christians and Twitter

Dr. Read Schuchardt outlines 8 principles to guide every Christian social media user’s relationship with Twitter.

Religious Climate

Bill Irwin and Read Schuchardt’s co-authored poem on climate change.

Tech Backlash Grows as Investors Press Apple to Act on Children’s Use

The New York Times contributes to the conversation of growing public concern for the unintended consequences of social media

How Podcasting Hurts Preaching

“Sermons belong in church, not our earbuds.” –Read Mercer Schuchardt for Christianity Today  

The Most Important Thinker We Don’t Know

We knew about Neil Postman’s presentation at NewTech98, but we didn’t know about this one…

Marshall McLuhan- The Playboy Interview

The one good thing Playboy brought into the cultural conversation: the long-form interview

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