Media ecologist and journalism professor Christine Tracey of Eastern Michigan University led her students in a campaign to unplug on March 1, 2013. “Unplug EMU” was covered by a variety of local news organizations, including this story at AnnArbor.com. The event was “a big success,” Tracey said.
The subtitle of this book is “How to Clear Your Mind and Invigorate Your Life in an Age of Media Overload.” Thomas Cooper, a professor at Emerson College and former assistant to Marshall McLuhan, offers compelling reasons for going on a personal media diet. He also considers group fasting — and fast-breaking — by families, classes, Plain People, and the Rapa Nui of Easter