In my lifetime, I have seen the advent of cable TV turn the media into MASS MEDIA, and then the internet create SOCIAL MEDIA. We went from three TV networks to 24 hour news channels. I’ve seen dead horses beat to death, then beaten harder, and then beat some more.
I’ve seen the battles between the branches of gov’t. A great rivalry was born with Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neal. But it was a friendly rivalry, one that was vicious and cruel during the day, with drinks and social hour when the day was done. Continue Reading →