Text vs Mail — An Experiment

One of the features of the Media Communications Studies is to challenge what is accepted, especially what is ‘common sense,’ since the things that are so classified are often the result of media messages repeated almost ad infinitum. So I now only have to hear ‘but it’s common sense’ or ‘everyone knows that…’ and my Inner Scientist rises up and says Yeah? Prove it!

So when I got into a bit of a discussion last week about the curse of mobile phones, I risked being hoisted on my own petard. Until I took up the challenge.

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• March 15th, 2010 • Posted in General • Comments: 0