14 Aug '16, 8pm

Ashton Eaton and Harry Marra, supporting Brianne Theissen-Eaton, Ashton's wife, Harry's athlete, were criticized...

Ashton Eaton and Harry Marra, supporting Brianne Theissen-Eaton, Ashton's wife, Harry's athlete, were criticized...

Marshall McLuhan wrote the Gutenburg Galaxy, a life changing book for me in the 1970s. His most favorite quote is, "the Medium is the message." McLuhan got that the world would go digital and change in good and not so good ways. Keep that moment in mind when you read this column, kind readers. So, I gave Lori Shontz, associate professor of journalism at the University of Oregon a challenge. I wanted to have her social media aware writers comment on social media moments of each day. Kylee O'Connor had a great one for day 1. Tell us what you think! Ashton Eaton and Harry Marra cheering on Briane Theisen-Eaton, photo by PhotoRun.net McCluhan was Right, For Rio The Medium is the Message by Kylee O'Connor The first day of Olympic track and field competition was filled with not one, but two American records and yet, these displays of athletic history were overshadowed by Ashton ...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/08/mccluhan-was-right-for-...

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runningmagazine.ca 13 Aug '16, 3pm

American & decathlon world record holder Ashton Eaton sporting Canadian colours in support of his wife, Brianne, at the Ol...