3 generations of media

I decided to study what was termed Mass Communication when cable TV was young. Brand new course offerings at UT’s Moody College speculated about the mind-boggling array of emerging channels and introduced the concept of “narrow-casting”  (popular now in internet marketing as “finding a niche“) in contrast to traditional broadcasting which had sought the “lowest common denominator” (explained disapprovingly by Brandon Monk here). Tastes…

The Not-at-home Mom

When I returned to an on-site job in 2013 I didn’t realize how long it had been since I’d worn real shoes, styled my hair and applied make-up by 7 AM every day. As my child was getting the hang of totally dressing herself, her momma was remembering how to get through a routine of her own. Stay-at-home…