While television 60 years ago may have felt like a “vast wasteland” to literate federal regulators like former FCC chairman Newton Minow, who died earlier this week, today’s TikTok-infused media landscape makes a 12-hour stream of soap operas, game shows and situation comedies seem like Elizabethan literature. And that’s without any THC. There are virtues, […]
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Brad Spirrison is a journalist, serial entrepreneur and media ecologist. He lives in Chicago with his son. Interests include music, meditation and Miles Davis.