The Magic of Radio is Alive and Well

Transistor radio on desk by photo and plant.
Remember your first transistor radio? (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

When I was a kid growing up in the 1970s, my dad gave me my first little transistor radio. Of course, back then it only picked up AM stations and those that it was able to receive still had plenty of static. But I loved listening to it as Dad worked on the car outside or I played in the yard or hid out in my treehouse. Those were much simpler times, and although technology has come a long way, in some aspects, I find that I yearn for those easy days, particularly now that we’re in the pandemic and suffer from media overload.

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Let’s Talk Facebook and Its Revised EdgeRank Algorithm

Talking Facebook

Let’s talk about Facebook. (Photo courtesy Thos003/Flickr)

Those of us who manage websites and social media pages are all griping about how our views on Facebook have dropped. The more I talk to folks, from my team at the radio stations where I work to editors at other companies, I realize we haven’t quite been sure why this is happening. But hopefully now I can share some of my new found insights. Read more of this post