Category Archives: Media

Social Media: Vast Wasteland 2.0

The golden era has ended…yet again. Media and movements (often entwined) arise and thrive in this so-called gilded time. We marvel at new capabilities, new ideas, new diversions. But then the luster dulls. It is happening to social media–and by … Continue reading

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RIP, Billy Graham

The Rev. Billy Graham has passed away at 99. He is hailed as the most noted American evangelist of the 20th century. He is also rightfully lauded as a media pioneer, a brilliant communicator who was versed in print, broadcast, … Continue reading

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The Minicam

CNN is currently airing ”The Radical Story of Patty Hearst,” a multi-part documentary on the 1974 kidnapping of Patricia Hearst, granddaughter of media baron William Randolph Hearst. The Hearst saga foreshadowed spectacles such as the O.J. Simpson murder trial by two … Continue reading

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