On Vietnam

My Uncle Dan recalls his teenage years as the news cycle gradually revealed the horrors of the Vietnam war.

Fake News

Today I, Joseph Mason, 21 year old student at VCU talked to my mother, Deanna Mason. We talked about the news and how it has changed over time, especially since Donald Trump became president.

Introducing children to the news and media

An interview with my mom about introducing children to the news and media, particularly in today’s global pandemic.

Life Before the Internet in China

An interview of my father about the life before Internet was invented and how information was sent when he was my age.

Greg Gurule Interview

Interview about developing TV news and how it’s affected his life as he was a news anchor

The decline of media into the 21st Century

An exclusive interview with Psychology professor Ernie Chavez regarding the evolution of media delivery over time and how media conglomerates have developed.

Through the Eyes of a Traveler : Changes in Mass Communication In Different Countries

My father traveled quite a bit during his childhood, spending time in Yemen, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, India then finally the United States in 1979. In this interview, we talked about the various mass communications my father experienced during his travels...

The Evolution of Televison from a Boomer to a Gen Z Member

My name is Rion Jones, and I am from Richmond, VA. I aspire to be a News Anchor. My mother, Dawn Comer, is a nurse also from Richmond VA. We discussed the history and evolution of television.

The Impact Social Media has on Society

Michael Proctor (21) talks with his mom, Kristie Proctor (43) about how social media has affected society and what role it plays in everyday life.

Covid-19: Steve McFadden of Revolution Coffee Roasters

Jackie Neale talks with friend and Revolution Coffee Roasters owner, Steve McFadden about the impact the Corona Virus has had on both his business and home life. In March 2020, the Northeast United States was given a stay-at-home order essentially...

Two Generations Apart: Life in the World of Media

Pierce Norman (21) interviews his mother, Deirdre Norman (55) about the differences and similarities in his life experiences with news and social media compared to that of hers. Join this interview to watch a mother and son talk about media,...

“It’s a weird time”

My father reflected on his interaction with the media landscape in his young adult days and expressed his growing incredulity toward today’s news reporting. *I incorrectly stated the interview took place on Dec. 3 rather than Dec. 2*

News and media interview

Interviewing my mom Dawn Young who lived through a time with, and without internet and mass media. How does she prefer to get her news and why?

My Mom’s Life Before the Internet

My mom talks about how she did research and found out current news events before the Internet. She also compares life then to life now and what she does and does not like about it.

The world has changed since 1950

A wonderful interview that I had with Pam Feil on a Saturday afternoon in her backyard. I asked her various questions regarding her feelings about media and how it has evolved throughout her life.

Interview with my Grandmother, Grace Nofsinger

Talked about the news when she grew up and what she thinks of modern technology.

Robert Baumann Shares his Experiences with News and Media

Listen to hear stories about a 91 year old man who served in the military, worked on a tobacco farm, and watched the moon landing himself!

New Media Interview

Jeanelle speaks about the media’s effect on our society and each individual in it. She brings light to certain issues regarding consuming information from the media and it’s impact on an individual within a society.

News in the 1980’s
November 26, 2017 App Interview

Me and my mom talk about how she remembers the news growing up and how she believes it has changed.

New media project

Interview with my mother on news and mass communication

Part of His Story
November 29, 2017 App Interview

“I never had many friends” my brother, Eric Peterson, said. He was always quiet. When Eric was in elementary school, our father, John Peterson, told him he was on the autism spectrum. John had a book in hand, which was...