I’ve started calling myself a “Technology Consultant.” What I mean by that is I help a lot of senior citizens get the most out of their computers and such. I’ve been doing this (mixed in with all of my other freelance work) for a least a couple of years, and I feel it’s a calling. […]
For at least 6 years, I have been vowing to stay away from Facebook because, well, I have studied mass communication. With all of my reading and writing on things like media law, media ethics, and media education, I realize Facebook is much more dangerous and troublesome than it seems. In fact, the entire “social […]
I am sitting in a home and at a desk that I bought from the estate of my step-grandmother, Alice Donham, upon her death 2 years ago. In a closet just outside this office sits Alice’s computer, filled with dozens of articles and other tidbits that she wrote in her later years. Alice was an […]
This paper discusses an important, but little recognized, problem in American schools: media literacy is not very prevalent. Results of this paper’s survey should be, at least somewhat, alarming.