New Media And New Problems: Signals & Noise
"Don't want a nation under the new media," Green Day sang in "American Idiot." And that was before social media turned the way we talk to each other upside-down.
We examine the media landscape monthly, in a segment we call Signals & Noise. This month Andrew Gay from the Southern Oregon University Communication faculty subs for Chris Lucas, with regular contributor and Humboldt State University Journalism Chair Victoria Sama.
It's not all about politics in the media (though we could spend hours on that). Join us for a discussion that can include topics as disparate as virtual reality cinema and the best Jane Austen books.
This month, our discussion of the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis touched on two organizations:
"Pick Three" faves for the month from Andrew, all from the Ashland Independent Film Festival:
- The Local Films shorts, in programs One and Two
- The Short Stories programs, also One and Two
- The feature film "Summertime"
Vicky's "Pick Three:"